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Recall date: September 16, 2014
Recall number: 14-276

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.

Consumer Contact

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.

Colourcheck proof: Per Almén

Recall Details

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

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2 Responses to IKEA Recalls Children’s Swing Due To Fall Hazard

  1. Thomas says:

    Luckily I haven’t bought that one!

  2. Thank goodness I have not even started to think about other brands aside Graco and Fisher-Price

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