FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

June 3, 1996

 

Release # 96-138


WASHINGTON, D.C. - CPSC, The Little Tikes Company of Hudson, Ohio, is voluntarily recalling approximately 245,000 Cozy Highback Swings, model no. 4637. The swing may tip forward and possibly flip over while a child is swinging in it.

Little Tikes has received 55 reports of the swing tipping forward. No serious injuries have been reported.

The Cozy Highback Swing is a bright blue plastic swing sold for children ages nine months to three years. The swing, measuring 13 inches wide, 12 inches long, and 14 inches high, has a Little Tikes logo molded into the stationary front cross bar. It does not have an adjustable T-bar closure. The swing hangs by four yellow, weather-resistant ropes.

Cozy Highback Swing


Toy stores, department stores, and discount stores sold the swing nationwide from January 1996 through April 1996 for about $15 to $18.

Consumers should stop using the swing and call Little Tikes at (800) 321-0183 to exchange it for a different model swing, or comparable Little Tikes product. Consumers may also write to Little Tikes at 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, OH 44236.