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Leisure Time Products Recalls Brutus Swing Sets Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Identification of Recalled Hangers
Name of Product:
Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus metal A-frame swing sets
Hazard:

The attachment that connects the swing hanger to the top tube can fail, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 13, 2021
Units:

About 9,000 (In addition, about 270 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

Leisure Time Products at 800-856-4445 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT seven days a week, or online at www.backyarddiscovery.com and click on Support and Recalls, then Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus metal swing sets with the following manufacture codes: 03/2019-O, 01/2020-T, 02/2020-T, 03/2020-T, 04/2020-T, 05/2020-O, and 07/2020-O; and manufacture dates March 2019 through July 2020. The swing sets have a green top tube with white legs and green cross braces. The manufacture code and manufacture date are located on the label on the leg of the swing set.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swing sets and contact Leisure Time Products for a free repair kit.  Leisure Time Products is contacting all purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Leisure Time Products has received three reports of the swing hanger attachment failing, which resulted in one side of the swing falling.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Online at Amazon.com, www.backyarddiscovery.com, Homedepot.com, Lowes.com Wayfair.com, and other online retailers from May 2019 through January 2021 for between $400 to $570, depending on the model.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan and China
Importer(s):

Leisure Time Products LLC, of Pittsburg, Kan.

Recall number:
21-747
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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