Troxel Flexible Flyer Swing Sets Recalled

Date:
July 11, 2012
Category:
Playground Equipment
Company/Brand:
The Troxel Company
The Danger:
The see saw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use, posing a fall hazard. The firm received 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking resulting in 13 injuries to young children that included bumps, bruises, and lacerations.
Description:
About 100,500 Flexible Flyer swing sets in the United States and 4,900 in Canada are included in this recall. The swing sets come in 11 different models each with a see saw attachment along with swings, bars, or a slide. The model number can be found on a sticker located underneath the center of the top bar of each swing set unit. Model numbers and names are listed below:

41575 - BIG ADVENTURE
41577 - FUN FANTASTIC
41578 - FUN FANTASTIC II
42003 - BACKYARD FLYER
42013 - BACKYARD FUN
42023 - BACKYARD SWINGIN' FUN
42030 - WINDSOR II
42124 - FUN TIME
42126 - FANTASTIC PLAYGROUND
42544 - TRIPLE FUN
42560 - TRIPLE FUN II
Sold At:
Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy, and at other specialty stores, and online retailers from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $130 and $280.
What To Do:
Stop using the see saws immediately and contact Troxel to receive a free repair kit. For additional information, contact Troxel at (888) 770-7060 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at www.regcen.com/flexibleflyer.
For More Information:
cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12220.html

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