Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets Recalled

Date:
June 29, 2011
Category:
Playground Equipment
Company/Brand:
Adventure Playsets
The Danger:
The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard. 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:
This recall involves about 240,000 wooden swing sets that 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:
Name: Tacoma or Tacoma II
Model Number: 1-AP017, 1-AP017-06, 1-AP051-07
Retailer: Walmart
Year Sold: 2005, 2006, 2007
Name: Bellevue or Bellevue II
Model Number: 1-AP012, 1-AP012-06, 1-AP048-07
Retailer: Toys-R-Us Year Sold: 2005, 2006, 2007
Name: Durango or Durango II
Model Number: 1-AP016, 1-AP018, 1-AP016-06,1-AP018-06, 1-AP016-07
Retailer: Walmart
Year Sold: 2005, 2006, 2007
Name: Yukon
Model Number: 1-AP052-07
Retailer: Academy Sports
Year Sold: 2007
Name: Sedona
Model Number: 1-AP002
Retailer: Walmart
Year Sold: 2004
Name: Belmont
Model Number: 1-AP003
Retailer: Mills Stores
Year Sold: 2004
Name: Ventura or Ventura II
Model Number: 1-AP008, 1-AP011
Retailer: Mills Stores and Menards
Year Sold: 2004
Sold At:
Academy Sports (the Yukon); Mills and Menards (the Ventura/II) all from 2005 to 2007; Mills (the Belmont) in 2004; Toys-R-Us (the Bellevue/II); and Walmart (the Tacoma/II, Durango/II, and Sedona). The units sold for $300-$600.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled swing sets and contact Adventure Playsets for a free repair kit. Repair kits will include the appropriate angled or vertical upright posts for each model with instructions for dissembling and reassembling each set. Contact Adventure Playsets toll-free at 877-840-9068, visit recall.adventureplaysets.com, or email custservice@adventureplaysets.com
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11262.html

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