Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Ikea Children's GUNGGUNG Swing Recall 2014

IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard


Recall Summary

Name of product:
GUNGGUNG child’s swing
Hazard:
The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.
IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online atwww.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information.
Units
About 2,000 in the United States and 300 in Canada
Description
This recall involves IKEA GUNGGUNG Swing. GUNGGUNG is intended for indoor and outdoor use by children ages 3-7. It is made of green polyester fabric and hangs from a plastic suspension fitting attached to steel hooks. The full length of the suspension strap, including the sling seat, is 17 feet and the width of the seat is 0.8 feet. A permanent label is attached to one of the suspension straps, showing age recommendation (3-7), IKEA logo, Design and Quality IKEA of Sweden, GUNGGUNG article number 302.439.74, supplier number 17915 and Made in Vietnam.
Incidents/Injuries
There have been four reports worldwide including one in Germany, two in Austria and one in Canada of the suspension fittings breaking in use. In one incident a child fell and sustained a fractured leg. No incidents have been reported in the US.
Remedy
Consumers should immediately take down the swing to prevent use by children and return it to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase is not required to receive a full refund for the return.
Sold exclusively at
IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from June 2014 to August 2014 for $20.
Importer
IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.
Manufactured in
Vietnam