Recall: 100,000+ Troxel swing sets pose fall hazard defect

3:54 AM, Jul 12, 2012   |    comments
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WASHINGTON -- More than 100,000 Troxel Flexible Flyer Swing Sets are being recalled in the U.S. and Canada due to a defect posing a fall hazard.

The see saw seats can break away from the bolt fasteners during use.

There have been 1,232 reports of see saw seats breaking, causing 13 injuries to young children. Injuries were limited to bumps, bruises and lacerations.

The 11 models affected by the recall are:

Model Number            Model Name

41575                         BIG ADVENTURE
41577                         FUN FANTASTIC
41578                         FUN FANTASTIC II
42003                         BACKYARD FLYER
42013                         BACKYARD FUN
42023                         BACKYARD SWINGIN' FUN
42030                         WINDSOR II
42124                         FUN TIME
42126                         FANTASTIC PLAYGROUND
42544                         TRIPLE FUN
42560                         TRIPLE FUN II

If you own one of these models, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends to stop using the see saws immediately and contact Troxel to receive a free repair kit.

The swing sets were sold from December 2011 through May 2012 at Wal-Mart, Toys R Us, Academy and speciality retailers, as well as online.

About 100,500 units in the U.S. are affected by the recall.

For more information, contact Troxel at (888) 770-7060 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or visit the company's website at http://www.regcen.com/flexibleflyer.

WKYC-TV

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