FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 25, 2002

Alert #03-513

 

PRODUCT: 3-Piece Kid's Tent Set - abc Distributing, Inc., of North Miami, Fla. is voluntarily recalling approximately 15,700 3-Piece Kid's Tent Sets. The tent set consists of an "igloo," "tee pee," and connecting tunnel. They are mostly red, blue and yellow and were sold by abc Distributing, Inc. from March 2002 through June 2002 for about $23. The tent sets were manufactured in China.

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

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: abc Distributing, Inc. has received three reports, two with minor injuries, as a result of the tip of the wire becoming exposed.

WHAT TO DO: Consumers should immediately stop using the tent set and contact abc Distributing, Inc. to obtain instructions on how to return the connecting tunnel for a replacement at no charge. For more information, contact abc Distributing, Inc. by email at tentset@abcdistributing.com or by phone at (305) 944-6971 (Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).

All consumers who purchased these tent sets were notified about the recall directly by abc Distributing, Inc.

Picture of recalled tent set