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    Sling Swing Seats Recalled

    Brand: Rainbow Play Systems
    Sling Swing Seats Recalled recall image Courtesy of CPSC

    Recall Date:

    May 18, 2006

    Danger

    The swing seats can unexpectedly break in half, causing children to fall to the ground.

    Description

    This recall involves about 18,400 sling swing seats sold as an accessory with Carnival, Sunshine, and Rainbow Series residential play structures manufactured by Rainbow Play Systems, Inc. The seats are about 25 inches in length and were sold in red, yellow, blue, and green with 64-inch yellow or green dipped chains. The seats have pointed ends with three black dots and black grommets. Printed on the seat bottom is: "Warning: Improper installation maintenance, vandalism, or misuse can lead to serious injury." Play structures with the sling swings contain a metal plate on the main beam with the writing, "Rainbow Play Systems Inc. 1-800-RAINBOW."

    Sold At

    Rainbow distributors and dealers nationwide from July 2004 through February 2005 as part of Carnival, Sunshine, and Rainbow Series play structures that cost between $1,500 and $2,000, or about $50 to $60 for the swing seat when purchased as a stand-alone accessory.

    What To Do

    Stop using these sling swings and contact Rainbow Play Systems, Inc. or return them to the store for a free replacement swing. Rainbow has directly contacted those who purchased the recalled sling swing seats. If you have already had your swing seats replaced by Rainbow you are not affected by this recall. For more information, contact Rainbow Play Systems at (800) 724-6269 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.rainbowplay.com.

    Recent Recalls

    Our product recalls database includes information and content from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and other sources. Our database is not comprehensive. For more complete information concerning recalls, visit www.cpsc.gov or, for car seats, www.safercar.gov.