The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with The Troxel Company, announced a voluntary recall of Flexible Flyer Swing Sets. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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 thirteen injuries to young children that included bumps, bruises and lacerations.
The Flexible Flyer 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:
|Model #||Model Name|
|41578||FUN FANTASTIC II|
|42023||BACKYARD SWINGIN' FUN|
|42560||TRIPLE FUN II|
Sold by: Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy and at other specialty stores, and online retailers from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $130 and $280.
For additional information, contact Troxel at (888) 770-7060 between the hours of 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or click here.