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Consumer Briefs / SAFETY RECALLS

Babies could be trapped in swings

June 03, 2007|From Times Wire Services

* About 112,000 Rainforest Open Top Take-Along baby swings, imported by Fisher-Price, were recalled because a baby can shift to one side of the swing and get caught between the frame and seat. The company has received 60 reports of babies getting trapped, resulting in cuts, bumps, bruises and red marks. For more information, call (888) 303-5631 or go to www.service.mattel.com or www.cpsc.gov.

* About 103,000 pieces of metal children's jewelry, distributed by Tween Brands Inc., were recalled because of high levels of lead, which can be toxic if ingested. No injuries have been reported. For details, call (800) 934-4497 or go to www.justicejustforgirls.com or www.cpsc.gov.

* About 4,500 Eli's Small Drums and Liberty's Large Drums, imported by Boyds Collection Ltd., were recalled because paint on the American flag-themed drums contains high levels of lead. No injuries have been reported. For more information, call (877) 772-3277, Ext. 2179, or go to www.boydsstuff.com or www.cpsc.gov, or e-mail safety@boydsstuff.com.

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