Tornado Brand Home Playground Tube Slides with Port Holes Recalled

Date:
December 11, 2013
Category:
Playground Equipment
Company/Brand:
Solowave Design Corp.
The Danger:
The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children. There have been 3 reports of minor injuries to children, including cuts and scrapes, from contact with broken port holes.
Description:
This recall includes about 10,800 Solowave Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes in the U.S. The slides are green, six or seven feet long and have three or five port hole-style plastic windows in the sides. The slides were sold with Solowave's Centennial, Centennial II, Lexington, Rocky Mountain Deluxe and Sheridan play systems and were also sold separately. Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides near the middle of each tube slide section.
Sold At:
Toys R Us and other stores nationwide, and online at toysrus.com from February 2008 through August 2013 for between $1,300 and $1,800 as part of a play system, or between $275 and $370 for the slide only.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled slide immediately and contact Solowave to receive a free repair kit for the port hole windows. For more information, call Solowave at (866) 678-0376 or go online to solowavedesign.com and click on Important Safety Notice.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Solowave-Recalls-Home-Playground-Tube-Slides-with-Port-Holes/

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