Name of product:
Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes
Hazard:
The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 11, 2013
Units:
About 10,800 in the U.S. and 9,900 in Canada
Consumer Contact:

Solowave toll-free at (866) 678-0376 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.solowavedesign.com and click on Important Safety Notice for more information. 

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Solowave Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes. The slides are green, six or seven feet long and have three or five port hole-style plastic windows in the sides. The slides were sold with Solowave's Centennial, Centennial II, Lexington, Rocky Mountain Deluxe and Sheridan play systems and were also sold separately.  Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides near the middle of each tube slide section.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the recalled slide immediately and contact Solowave to receive a free repair kit for the port hole windows.

Incidents/Injuries:

Solowave has received 23 reports of minor injuries to children, including cuts and scrapes, from contact with broken port holes.

Sold At:

Toys R Us and other stores nationwide, and online at toysrus.com from February 2008 through August 2013 for between $1,300 and $1,800 as part of a play system, or between $275 and $370 for the slide only.

Importer:

Solowave Design Corp., of Hamburg, N.Y.

Manufacturer:

Solowave Design Corp., of Hamburg, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
Canada
Recall number:
14-049