Inflatable Recreational Tubes Recalled by Tractor Supply Due to Chemical Burn and Irritation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–August 30, 2012.  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: Traveller Recreational Tubes

Units: About 10,900

Importer: Tractor Supply Company, of Brentwood, Tenn.

Hazard: Contact with the inflatable tube can result in severe skin irritation or burns.

Incidents/Injuries: Tractor Supply has received 21 reports of consumers receiving severe skin irritation or burns while using the tubes. Seven people sought medical attention for their injuries.

Description: The recalled tubes are made of gray rubber and measure 47 inches in diameter. Model number “1026192” can be found on the box along with UPC code 4939403118 and the words “Traveller Recreational Tube”. Product number “11.00R22” can be found molded into the tube itself.

Sold exclusively at: Tractor Supply Stores nationwide from May 2012 through June 2012 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to any Tractor Supply Store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tractor Supply toll free at (877) 872-7721 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT any day, or visit the firm’s website at www.tractorsupply.com/TravellerTireRecall

Picture of recalled recreational tube model 1026192 with detail of molded item number

Picture of recalled recreational tube package showing location of the item number and UPC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (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 your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov