November 21, 2002Baby Trend Has Recalled Infant
Swings Sold at Toys R Us
- Baby Trend Inc. has recalled about 15,000 infant swings. A screw on the
swing's support arm can loosen or detach, causing the seat to separate and
drop to one side. This presents a fall hazard to infants.
Baby Trend has received 10 reports of the screws loosening. No injuries have
This recall involves "Trend Swing" stationary infant swings, model numbers
8711 and 8722 found on a label on the bottom of the seat. The swings were
sold in khaki/gingham and navy/white plaid, and feature a toy bar, song
player and timer. "Baby Trend" is printed on the front of the seat's tray
and "Trend Swing" is printed on the arm. "Baby Trend" and "Made in China"
are also printed on the label on the bottom of the seat.
Toys R Us stores sold these swings nationwide from November 2001 through
September 2002 for between $60 and $90.
Consumers should stop using these recalled swings immediately and contact
Baby Trend to receive a free repair kit. For more information, consumers can
contact Baby Trend toll-free at (800) 328-7363 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
PT Monday through Friday. Consumers also can visit the firm's web site at