The retaining rings used to secure the gliders to the playset can become loose or detached, posing a fall hazard to children.
This recall involves about 1,800 outdoor playset gliders designed to hang from home play equipment. The green plastic gliders were sold as an accessory to home play equipment marketed under the brand names Heartland Premium Play Systems, Yardline Play Systems, and Backyard Play Systems.
Backyard Buildings and More and Lowe's stores nationwide and online at Costco.com, BettyMills.com, and BackyardBuildings.com from February 2008 through May 2009 for about $100.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the gliders. Backyard Play Systems is notifying all customers directly and is providing a free repair kit which includes replacement hardware and written instructions. For more information, contact Backyard Play Systems toll free at (866) 890-2211 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Saturday (March through October). You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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