A swing set seat manufactured by Pacific Cycle Inc. is being recalled due to concerns over breakage causing potential falling hazards, according to news reports.
Five different consumers reported seat breakage while using their Playsafe Dartmouth Swing Set. Minor injuries occurred, such as scrapes and bruises, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Swing Sets subject to recall were sold at Toys R Us from January through May and retailed for $270, approximately. They are model number 22-PS340, and contain date codes FSD0115AA and FSD0315AA. Consumers can find this information in the owner’s manual that came with the product.
Physically, the swing set is described as having six metal legs, two swings with yellow plastic sling-style seats, a yellow plastic sliding board, a two-person glider also with yellow plastic seats, yellow plastic trapeze hanging rings and a four-person lawn swing with yellow plastic seats and a footboard. The recall is for the two swings with yellow plastic sling-style seats.
If you have purchased one of these products, stop using the swings and please contact Pacific Cycle in order to arrange for replacement seats. If you no longer have the user manual but believe your purchase is one being recalled, please contact Pacific Cycle.
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