Escalade Sports Recalls Oasis Playsets Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–February 8, 2011.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Outdoor Playsets

Units: About 4,600

Manufacturer: Escalade Sports of Evansville, Ind.

Hazard: The swing seats on the playsets can crack and break in half, causing the user to fall to the ground.

Incidents/Injuries: Escalade Sports has received 24 reports of the seats breaking, no injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves belt-style swing seats on four models of Oasis Playsets: PG01W, PG02W, PG03W and PG04W. Model numbers are located on a plate on the swing’s horizontal beam. The green plastic seats are about 26 inches long and are hung from green, plastic-coated chains. The swing seats have rounded ends with black grommets on each end. Printed on one side of the seat is:

MADE IN CHINA
GUARANTEED FOR ONE YEAR
ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED
DO NOT INSTALL IN AREAS WHERE
TEMPERATURES EXCEED 120DEG F

Printed on the other side of the seat is:

WARNING
IMPROPER USE
MAINTENANCE INSTALLATION OR VANDALISM
CAN DAMAGE SEAT AND LEAD TO SERIOUS INJURY
FOR RESIDENTIAL
USE BY ONE CHILD

Sold by: Oasis distributors and dealers nationwide from April 2008 to December 2010 for between $1,500 and $2,200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these swing seats and contact Escalade Sports for free replacement swing seats.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Escalade Sports at (800) 742-6009 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.escaladesports.com. Consumers can also e-mail the firm at [email protected]

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #1 playset

PG01W, Oasis Package #1 Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #2 playset

PG02W, Oasis Package #2 Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #3 playset

PG03W, Oasis Package #3 Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis Mirage playset

PG04W, Oasis Mirage Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis playset swing seat

Detail of playset swing seat label

 

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx

Source: cpsc.gov