Playground Tire Swings Recalled

Date:
June 24, 2008
Category:
Playground Equipment
Company/Brand:
Miracle Recreation Equipment
The Danger:
The hanger clamp on the tire swing can fail, causing the tire swing to detach. This poses a fall hazard to young children and risk of serious injury.
Description:
The recall includes about 1,400 tire swings, which consist of a tire that hangs from a swivel and three chains. The recall includes the following products and model numbers:
Sold At:
Authorized dealers to schools, parks, and municipalities nationwide from February 1995 through March 2008 for between $570 and $2,100.
What To Do:
Immediately remove the tire swing, including the swivel, chains, and tire from the hanger clamp until the free repair kit is installed. The company has sent direct mail notices to consumers. For more information, contact Miracle Recreation at (800) 523-4202 ext 683, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or via e-mail at recalls@miraclerec.com, or visit their Web site www.miracle-recreation.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08587.html

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