Los Angeles, CA: About 2,000 IKEA GUNGGUNG Swings are being recalled in the United States and 300 in Canada, following reports of injuries sustained due to product defects.
So far, 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.
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. The product was sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from June 2014 to August 2014 for $20.