“Risk of electric shock” Popular baby swing adaptor recalled

There’s fears a popular baby swing may cause an electric shock if used with the supplied adaptor, which has now been recalled.

Parents are being warned the Fisher Price Dots and Spots Puppy Deluxe Swing Plug-in Adaptor is now the subject of a nationwide recall.

According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the overseas adaptor, which was supplied with the swing, is not designed for use in Australia.


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“If used with an incompatible power source there is an increased risk of electric shock, which can cause serious injury or death,” the recall notice said.

“Consumers should stop using the overseas plug-in adaptor immediately.”

The swing can also operate with batteries, which does not pose a risk.

Customers who have purchased the swing, which has been available for sale at Target and online retailer Catch, will be contacted by Mattel.

“Mattel will provide affected consumers with an Australian approved plug-in adaptor to replace the overseas plug-in adaptor, and will arrange for the return of the non-compliant overseas plug-in adaptor at Mattel’s cost,” the notice said.

No other Mattel/Fisher-Price products are affected by this recall.

For further information, contact Mattel Consumer Relations by email at infoaust@mattel.com or by phone on 1300 135 312.