Swing Sets Recalled by Adventure Playsets due to Fall Hazard

The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting.

Recall date: June 29, 2011
Recall number: 11-262
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  • Tacoma or Tacoma II

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    Tacoma or Tacoma II

  • Bellevue or Bellevue II

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    Bellevue or Bellevue II

  • Durango or Durango II

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    Durango or Durango II

  • Yukon

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    Yukon

  • Sedona

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    Sedona

  • Belmont

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    Belmont

  • Ventura or Ventura II

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    Ventura or Ventura II

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets

Hazard:

The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

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 custservice@adventureplaysets.com

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Recall Details

Units

Approximately 240,000; a number of these products were recalled in November 2009 for a similar hazard, which listed 275,000 playsets in the U.S. and 6,800 in Canada.

Description

The swing sets 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:

SwingSet NameModel NoRetailersYears
Tacoma or
Tacoma II
1-AP017
1-AP017-06
1-AP051-07
Walmart 2005
2006
2007
Bellevue or
Bellevue II
1-AP012
1-AP012-06
1-AP048-07
Toys-R-Us 2005
2006
2007
Durango or
Durango II
1-AP016
1-AP018
1-AP016-06
1-AP018-06
1-AP016-07
Walmart 2005
2006
2007
Yukon 1-AP052-07 Academy Sports 2007
Sedona 1-AP002 Walmart 2004
Belmont 1-AP003 Mills Stores 2004
Ventura or
Ventura II
1-AP008
1-AP011
Mills Stores
and Menards
2004
Incidents/Injuries

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.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swing sets and contact Adventure Playsets to obtain 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.

Sold at

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.

Manufacturer(s)

Adventure Playsets, of Pittsburg, KS

Manufactured in

United States

  • Tacoma or Tacoma II

  • Bellevue or Bellevue II

  • Durango or Durango II

  • Yukon

  • Sedona

  • Belmont

  • Ventura or Ventura II