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April 6, 2000

Fisher-Price 3-in-1 Cradle Swings Recalled

Fisher-Price 3-in-1 Cradle Swings RecalledAurora, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Fisher-Price has announced the recall of 3-in-1 Cradle Swings with detachable carriers because, when used as a carrier, the handle could unlock and tilt forward causing the infant to fall out of the swing.

There have been 28 reports of the carrier's handle unexpectedly releasing when used as a carrier, resulting in injuries to 10 infants. The injuries include a skull fracture, bumps, bruises and scrapes to the head. According to the reports, some injuries occurred to infants who were restrained in the seat.

They are model numbers 79321 and 79322, which can be found on the underside of the motor housing and on the bottom of the seat.  Model numbers 79454, 79456 and 79386 are not affected by this recall.

Mass merchandise, juvenile products and major discount stores sold the 3-in-1 Cradle Swings nationwide from March 1997 through January 1999 for about $100.

Consumers with affected 3-in-1 Cradle Swings should stop using them immediately and contact Fisher-Price at 1-800-505-0600 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers April 7, 2000.

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