Recall: Troxel Flexible Flyer Swing Sets

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Posted on July 16, 2012 at 11:01 AM

Children love swing sets, and there are plenty of them in backyards across North America. Today the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (USCPSC) and Health Canada issued a recall for Troxel Flexible Flyer Swing Sets due to fall hazard. The popular swing sets can break and cause a child to fall.

About 100,500 in the United States and 4,900 in Canada sets have been recalled.

Manufacturer: The Troxel Company, of Moscow, Tenn.

Hazard: The see saw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use, posing a fall hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking resulting in thirteen injuries to young children that included bumps, bruises and lacerations.

Description: 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 # 41575 - BIG ADVENTURE

- Model # 41577 - FUN FANTASTIC

- Model # 41578 - FUN FANTASTIC II

- Model # 42003- BACKYARD FLYER

- Model # 42013 - BACKYARD FUN

- Model # 42023 - BACKYARD SWINGIN' FUN

- Model # 42030 - WINDSOR II

- Model # 42124 - FUN TIME

- Model # 42126 - FANTASTIC PLAYGROUND

- Model # 42544 - TRIPLE FUN

- Model # 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.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the see saws immediately and contact Troxel to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: 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 http://www.regcen.com/flexibleflyer

Source: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12220.html?tab=recalls

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