The Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) announced this week that 4moms, the manufacter of multiple baby rockers and swings have been recalled after a recent baby death. The 4moms s MamaRoo Baby Swing — versions 1.0 through 4.0 — and RockaRoo Baby Rockers have all been recalled.
“When the swing or rocker is not in use, their restraint straps can dangle below the seat and non-occupant crawling infants can become entangled in the straps, posing a strangulation hazard,” The CPSC stated.
4moms hads this today about the recent recall: “4moms has received two reports of entanglement incidents involving infants who became caught in the strap under the unoccupied MamaRoo infant swing after they crawled under the seat, including a 10-month-old infant who died from asphyxiation, and a 10-month-old infant who suffered bruising to his neck before being rescued by a caregiver,” a statement from the CPSC and 4moms indicated. “No incidents involving the RockaRoo have been reported.”
Both 4moms and the CPSC recommended that owners of these swings immediately stop using them.
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