|Office of Information and Public Affairs||Washington, DC 20207|
|May 6, 2008
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.Units:
Manufacturer: Playworld Systems Inc., of Lewisburg, Pa.
Hazard: The clevis bearing on the swing set can wear, causing the swing to detach and the user to fall.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: Swing sets involved in this recall have the following part numbers:
|8 ft 2-Unit Standard Swing||0248||5 in Arch Swing w-8 ft Top Rail||0287|
|8 ft Standard Duty Swing Add-A-Bay||0230||5 in Arch Swing 2-Unit Add-A-Bay||0370|
|10 ft 2-Unit Standard Swing||0249||3-1/2 in Arch Swing w-8 ft Top Rail||0288|
|10 ft Standard Duty Swing Add-A-Bay||0231||3-1/2 in Arch Swing Add-A-Bay||0375|
|8 ft 2-Unit Heavy Duty Swing||0270||2-3/8 in Arch Swing w-7 ft Top Rail||0120|
|8 ft heavy duty swing add-a-bay||0232||2-3/8 in Arch Swing Add-A-Bay||0121|
|10 ft 2-Unit Heavy Duty Swing||0259||7 ft Early Childhood T-Swing||0290|
|10 ft Heavy Duty Swing Add-A- Bay||0233|
|8 ft Single Post Swing Assembly||0295|
|8 ft Single Post Swing Add-A- Bay||0296|
Sold by: Authorized dealers sold the swing sets to day care centers and children's learning centers nationwide from January 2007 through February 2008 for about between $770 and $3,100.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the swing from the swing set until a free repair kit is installed. The company has sent direct mail notices to consumers.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Playworld Systems at (800) 233-8404 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.playworldsystems.com