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.
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:
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information, contact Adventure Playsets toll free at (877) 840-9068 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website atwww.recall.adventureplaysets.com or email the firm at email@example.com
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