FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 8, 2011
Release #11-120 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 742-6009
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Escalade Sports Recalls Oasis Playsets Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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:
MAINTENANCE INSTALLATION OR VANDALISM
CAN DAMAGE SEAT AND LEAD TO SERIOUS INJURY
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 firstname.lastname@example.org