Fisher-Price Recalls Infant Cradle Swings Due to Fall Hazard

CHM84 Soothing Savanna \nCradle 'n Swing

CHM84 Soothing Savanna \nCradle ‘n Swing

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–April 14, 2016

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Cradle ‘n Swings

Hazard:  When the seat peg is not fully engaged the seat can fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury to the child.

Consumer Contact:  Fisher-Price at 800-432-5437 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.service.mattel.com and click on Recalls & Safety Alerts for more information.

Recall Details

Units:  About 34,000

Description:  This recall includes three models of the Fisher-Price cradle swings: CHM84 Soothing Savanna Cradle ‘n Swing, CMR40 Sweet Surroundings Cradle ‘n Swing, and CMR43 Sweet Surroundings Butterfly Friends Cradle ‘n Swing. The swings have two different swinging motions – rocking side-to-side, or swinging head-to-toe, and six different swing speeds from low to high. The product number is located on the seat under the pad.

Incidents/Injuries:  Fisher-Price has received two reports of a seat peg coming out from the seat, causing the seat to fall. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cradle swing and contact Fisher-Price for revised assembly instructions.

Sold at:  buybuyBaby, Target and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from November 2015 through March 2016 for about $170.

Importer(s):  Fisher-Price, of East Aurora, N.Y.

Manufactured in:  Mexico

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

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