Recall: Playtime Pals Pop-Up Hideaway Hut Children's Tents
On 2018-03-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Playtime Pals Pop-Up Hideaway Hut Children's Tents due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2017 for about $13.
About 80,000 units are involved in this Jewett Cameron Company tent 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 1st recall of products in the Play Tents category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The fiberglass rod that supports the tent can break, splinter and become sharp, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Playtime Pals Pop-Up Hideaway Hut animal themed children's tent. The tent has four animal themes: hippo (pink), dog (brown), shark (blue) and tiger (orange). All have a fiberglass rod that springs to deploy the tent to shape and provides the support for the nylon shell.
These items were sold new+ at Home Depot stores nationwide during November 2017 for about $13.
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 tents and return them to Home Depot for a full refund or store credit.
Jewett Cameron Company at 800-955-2879 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.jewettcameron.com and click on "Product Recall" button or banner on the home page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 270 reports of tent rods breaking, including two reports of bruises and lacerations.
+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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