Recalled: IKEA children’s swings due to fall hazard

Posted at 3:59 AM, Sep 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-17 05:08:49-04

BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of IKEA children’s swings that pose a fall hazard.

Below is the information for this recall.

Recalled children’s swing

IKEA ‘GUNGGUNG’ Children’s Swings — The suspension fittings can break causing a child to fall from the swing, posing a risk of serious injury.  About 2,000 units in the United States are impacted by the recall.  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.

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.  Click here for more information on this recall.