Recall: Playground SuperMax Triple Slides
On 2018-05-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Playground SuperMax Triple Slides due to a potential Entrapment hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2014 for about $8000.
About 200 units are involved in this playground recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Swings, Slides & Play Structures category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
A gap between the rails near the entrance way to the slide poses an entrapment hazard to young children.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves three models of Play and Park Structures SuperMax triple slides. The molded plastic playground slides were sold in multiple colors and have three single bedways and an eight-foot deck. They are age rated 5-12. The Play and Park Structures logo and the age rating are printed on a label located on the upper part of the outside perimeter of the playground structure. Model numbers 71717 (triple slide with spiral), 71718 (triple slide hood cascade) and 71732 (triple entrance cascade with square deck) are included in this recall. The model number is printed on the sales invoice.
These items were sold new+ at Independent distributors to parks, schools and municipalities from May 2014 through February 2018 for about $8,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled playground slides and contact Play and Park Structures to schedule a free inspection and repair to the playground slides. Play and Park Structures is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Play and Park Structures at 800-809-4181 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.playandpark.com and click on "FAQ's" for more information
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Play and Park Structures has received one report of a gap between the rails that poses an entrapment hazard. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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