The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Playground Tire Swings
Units: About 1,400
Manufacturer: Miracle Recreation Equipment Co., of Monett, Mo.
Hazard: The hanger clamp on the tire swing can fail causing the tire swing to detach. This poses a fall hazard to young children and risk of serious injury.
Incidents/Injuries: Miracle Recreation Equipment Co. has received three reports of injuries, including two reports of cuts requiring stitches and one report of a fractured foot.
Description: The recalled Tire Swing consists of a tire, which hangs from a swivel and three chains. The recall includes the following products and model numbers:
|Kids' Choice Arch Tire Swing Sets||Model # 714-852|
|Kids’ Choice Arch Tire Swing Extension||Model # 714-852-X|
|Kids’ Choice Arch Tire Swing Swivel Replacement||Model #278|
Sold by: Authorized dealers to schools, parks and municipalities nationwide from February 1995 through March 2008 for between $570 and $2,100.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the tire swing, including the swivel, chains and tire from the hanger clamp until a free repair kit is installed. The company has sent direct mail notices to consumers.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Miracle Recreation at (800) 523-4202 ext 683, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the firm’s Web site www.miracle-recreation.com