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Toddler Swings Can Break Without Warning; Little Tikes Recalls 540,000

Toddler Swings Can Break Without Warning; Little Tikes Recalls 540,000

Little Tikes, an Ohio based toy manufacturer, has announced the recall of roughly 540,000 toddler swings in the U.S. after receiving two reports of young children falling and breaking their arms. Little Tikes told U.S. Authorities that 140 incidents have been reported leading to a total of 39 injured children in connection with their 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure pink toddler swings. In addition to the abovementioned children, other toddlers suffered bruises, lacerations, and head traumas. According to officials in each of the incidents the plastic seat in question “can crack or break, posing a fall hazard.”

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Little Tikes recalls workshop sets, trucks for choking hazard

Little Tikes recalls workshop sets, trucks for choking hazard

On August 13, 2009, the CPSC announced that Little Tikes, based in Hudson, Ohio was recalling 1.6 million Children’s Toy Workshop Sets and Trucks because these products included oversized (about 3 ¼ inches long and 1 inch in diameter) plastic toy nails that can pose a choking hazard to young children. The CPSC received one report of an 11-month boy who choked on one of the nails. The boy made a full recovery after the incident. Owners were sent a replacement nail in a different design.

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