Miracle Recreation Recalls Tire Swings Due to Fall Hazard

June 24, 2008
Alert #08-587
 

Miracle Recreation Recalls Tire Swings Due to Fall Hazard

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Playground Tire Swings

Units: About 1,400

Manufacturer: Miracle Recreation Equipment Co., of Monett, Mo.

Hazard: The hanger clamp on the tire swing can fail causing the tire swing to detach. This poses a fall hazard to young children and risk of serious injury.

Incidents/Injuries: Miracle Recreation Equipment Co. has received three reports of injuries, including two reports of cuts requiring stitches and one report of a fractured foot.

Description: The recalled Tire Swing consists of a tire, which hangs from a swivel and three chains. The recall includes the following products and model numbers:

Kids' Choice Arch Tire Swing Sets Model # 714-852
Kids' Choice Arch Tire Swing Extension Model # 714-852-X
Kids' Choice Arch Tire Swing Swivel Replacement Model #278

Sold by: Authorized dealers to schools, parks and municipalities nationwide from February 1995 through March 2008 for between $570 and $2,100.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the tire swing, including the swivel, chains and tire from the hanger clamp until a free repair kit is installed. The company has sent direct mail notices to consumers.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Miracle Recreation at (800) 523-4202 ext 683, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or via e-mail at recalls@miraclerec.com, or visit the firm's Web site www.miracle-recreation.com

Picture of Recalled Playground Tire Swing