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Troxel Recalls Flexible Flyer Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product:
Flexible Flyer Swing Sets
Hazard:

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

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
July 11, 2012
Units:
About 100,500 in the United States and 4,900 in Canada
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

Recall Details

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 # Model Name
41575 BIG ADVENTURE
41577 FUN FANTASTIC
41578 FUN FANTASTIC II
42003 BACKYARD FLYER
42013 BACKYARD FUN
42023 BACKYARD SWINGIN' FUN
42030 WINDSOR II
42124 FUN TIME
42126 FANTASTIC PLAYGROUND
42544 TRIPLE FUN
42560 TRIPLE FUN II
Remedy:

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

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.

Sold At

Walmart, Toys R Us, Academy and at other specialty stores, and online retailers from December 2011 through May 2012 for between $130 and $280.

Manufacturer(s):

The Troxel Company, of Moscow, Tenn.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
12-220
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