Recall: Playsafe Dartmouth Swing Set
On 2011-08-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Playsafe Dartmouth Swing Set due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2011 for about $270.
About 6,000 units are involved in this Pacific Cycle swing set recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Swings, Slides & Play Structures category in 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 564-2261
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What is the problem?
The sling-style swing seats can crack or split prematurely, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Playsafe's Dartmouth Swing Set, model number 22-PS340, with date codes FSD0115AA and FSD0315AA. The model number and date code can be found in the owner's manual. The swing set has six metal legs and includes two swings with yellow plastic sling-style seats, a yellow plastic sliding board, a two-person glider with yellow plastic seats, yellow plastic trapeze hanging rings and a four-person lawn swing with yellow plastic seats and footboard.
These items were sold new+ at Toys R Us stores nationwide from January 2011 through May 2011 for about $270.
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 sling-style swing seats, remove the seats from the swing set and contact Pacific Cycle to obtain free replacement seats.
For additional information, contact Pacific Cycle toll-free at (877)564-2261 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.pacific-cycle.com or email email@example.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Pacific Cycle has received five reports of the sling-style swing seats breaking during use, including reports of minor injuries involving bruises and scrapes.
+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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