The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has recently recalled two products that have the potential to harm your children. Children’s safety should be at the forefront of a parents concern, and therefore it is important for you to be aware of current product recalls. Being informed can save your child’s life. The following consumer products have been recalled within the past few weeks. Please keep in mind that while meant to be informative, this list is not exhaustive.
1) Happy Swing II infant swings
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Dream On Me Inc. has voluntarily recalled about 560 units of Happy Swing II infant swings. Apparently, a child can slip through the seat and their neck may be trapped in the opening between the tray and the seat. This may cause the child to become strangled if their belt is not fastened. To date, there have been no reports of injuries. These Happy Swing II infant swings were sold at juvenile product stores and CSN stores nationwide. They were also sold online, at Wayfair and Amazon.com. The swings were sold from October 2010 through September 2012 for about $80 to $130.
If you have purchased a Happy Swing II infant swing for your child, immediately stop using it and contact Dream On Me at (877) 201-4317 for a replacement product. You may also visit Dream On Me’s website at www.dreamonme.com. To see a picture of the recalled swings, click here.
2) ValcoBaby Booster Seats
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Unique Baby Products USA LLC has voluntarily recalled approximately 975 units of ValcoBaby "Joey" booster toddler seats for strollers. Apparently, “the spring button mechanism securing the booster toddler seat to the baby stroller can disengage, allowing for the carried toddler to fall.” To date, there have been no reports of injuries. These booster seats were sold at juvenile product stores. They were also sold on the firm's website (valcobaby.com) from June 2011 through June 2012 for between $80 and $100.
If you have purchased this booster seat for your child, immediately stop using it and contact ValcoBaby at (800) 610-7850 for a free replacement attachment mechanism. You may also visit ValcoBaby ‘s website or email them at [email protected] To see a picture of the recalled booster Seats, click here.
What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Affected by a Recalled Product
If your child has become injured as a result of one of these recalled products, they may be entitled to compensation. Here at LawInfo.com, we have experienced, Lead Counsel rated attorneys skilled in products liability cases to help you if your child has been injured by a defective product or toy. Most of the attorneys at LawInfo.com offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to an attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.
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