Just because kids are starting back to school and summer is winding down doesn’t mean there will be plenty of play time outside. After long days in the classroom, kids are eager to enjoy playing outside when they can… safely of course.
Reports of seats breaking on Playsafe Dartmouth swing sets has prompted the recall of 5500 units sold at Toys R Us stores in Colorado and across the U.S. Affected models were sold between January and May of this year for $270.The swing set’s manufacturer, Pacific Cycle, received at least 5 reports of seats breaking and causing minor injury.
A recall was issued on August 30th by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, who has deemed the swing sets to be a fall hazard since the plastic sling-style seats wear out too prematurely.
Affected swing sets have a model number of 22-PS340 and include date codes of FSD0115AA and FSD0315AA. These codes can be found in the owner’s manual.
Playsafe Dartmouth swing sets under this recall have:
- 6 metal legs
- 2 plastic swing seats (yellow)
- Slide (yellow)
- 2-person glider
- Plastic trapeze (yellow)
- 4-person lawn swing w/ footboard
If you’ve purchased this swing set for your child or if they have a friend who has one, check the seats out and remove them. You can contact Pacific Cycle for free replacement seats by calling the company at (877) 564-2261, emailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting them online.
And if you or a loved one has sustained an injury due to a faulty product or someone’s negligence, contact defective product attorneys in Denver for a free case evaluation today.