The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1635/19

Product:  Children's swing

Name: Swing

Batch number / Barcode:  6906543512397

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Toys

Brand: Kingsport

Type / number of model:  28881W

Risk type: Strangulation
The product is incorrectly labelled as being suitable for small children.
The crotch strap can break and the seat back and bottom may come apart, causing the small child to slip down and become trapped by the neck where the two shoulder straps meet, leading to strangulation.
The product does not comply with the requirements of the Toy Safety Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 71-8.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Swing with metal shelf, labelled as being suitable for children 1-3 years. The product was (also) sold online.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom