FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 3, 2002

Alert #03-514

 

PRODUCT: 3-Piece Kid's Tent Set - LTD Commodities, Inc., of Bannockburn, Ill. is voluntarily recalling approximately 11,540 3-Piece Kid's Tent Sets. The tent set consists of an "igloo," "tee pee," and connecting tunnel. Only the connecting tunnel is being recalled. They are mostly red, blue and yellow and were sold by LTD Commodities, Inc. from May 2002 through November 2002 for about $23. The tent sets were manufactured in China. The modified tunnel has a separate tag that reads: "REPLACEMENT TUNNEL."

PROBLEM: The tip of the wire that forms the frame for the connecting tunnel can become exposed, resulting in possible lacerations.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: LTD Commodities, Inc received one report, in which a child's leg was cut, requiring nine stitches.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers should immediately stop using the tent set and contact LTD Commodities, Inc. to obtain instructions on how to return the connecting tunnel for a replacement at no charge. For more information, contact LTD Commodities, Inc. toll-free at (866) 736-3654, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm CST or visit their web site at www.ltdcommodities.com. All consumers who purchased these tent sets were notified about the recall directly by LTD Commodities, Inc.

Picture of recalled tent set