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IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing

  • IKEA GUNGGUNG Swing with child in sling seat
  • IKEA GUNGGUNG Swing
  • Identifying tags on suspension strap
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.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 16, 2014
Units:
About 2,000 in the United States and 300 in Canada
Consumer Contact

IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

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.

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.

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.

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.

Importer

IKEA North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa.

Manufactured In:
Vietnam
Recall number:
14-276
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