Swing Sets Recalled by Adventure Playsets due to Fall Hazard
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 18:00:00 GMT
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets
Units: Approximately 240,000; a number of these products were recalled in November 2009 for a similar hazard, which listed 275,000 playsets in the U.S. and 6,800 in Canada.
Manufacturer: Adventure Playsets, of Pittsburg, KS
Hazard: The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Adventure Playsets has received more than 500 complaints reporting concern over the weakened wood in the 2x4 plastic-coated uprights. One report of a fall was received when the ladder failed resulting in bruises and scratches.
Description: The swing sets come with swings, slides and ladders. Each set has a fort structure that uses green or cranberry colored plastic coated 2?x 4? wood upright posts and a green nylon fabric covered shade. The sets were sold under the following names: Bellevue, Bellevue II, Belmont, Durango, Durango II, Sedona, Tacoma, Tacoma II, Ventura, Venture II and Yukon,. The name is printed on the manufacturer?s instructions that came with the play set. The recalled swing set name, model number, name of the retailer and year sold follow:
SwingSet NameModel NoRetailersYearsImage
Tacoma orTacoma II1-AP0171-AP017-061-AP051-07Walmart200520062007
Bellevue orBellevue II1-AP0121-AP012-061-AP048-07
Durango orDurango II1-AP0161-AP0181-AP016-061-AP018-061-AP016-07Walmart200520062007
Ventura orVentura II1-AP0081-AP011Mills Storesand Menards2004
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