Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets RECALL

Please, please spread the word about this recall. So many of us with young children have swingsets in our yard and people who have these Adventure Playsets swingsets may not know of the recall!!
Name of product: Adventure Playsets Wooden Swing Sets
Units: Approximately 240,000; a number of these products were recalled in November 2009 for a similar hazard (LINK: http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml10/10029.html), which listed 275,000 playsets in the U.S. and 6,800 in Canada.
Manufacturer: Adventure Playsets, of Pittsburg, KS
Hazard: The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Adventure Playsets has received more than 500 complaints reporting concern over the weakened wood in the 2×4 plastic-coated uprights. One report of a fall was received when the ladder failed resulting in bruises and scratches.
Description: The swing sets come with swings, slides and ladders. Each set has a fort structure that uses green or cranberry colored plastic coated 2″x 4″ wood upright posts and a green nylon fabric covered shade. The sets were sold under the following names: Bellevue, Bellevue II, Belmont, Durango, Durango II, Sedona, Tacoma, Tacoma II, Ventura, Venture II and Yukon,. The name is printed on the manufacturer’s instructions that came with the play set. The recalled swing set name, model number, name of the retailer and year sold follow:

SwingSet Name / Model No Retailers Years
Tacoma or Tacoma II 1-AP017
1-AP017-06
1-AP051-07
Walmart2005
2006
2007
Bellevue or Bellevue II 1-AP012
1-AP012-06
1-AP048-07
Toys-R-Us2005
2006
2007
Durango or Durango II 1-AP016
1-AP018
1-AP016-06
1-AP018-06
1-AP016-07
Walmart2005
2006
2007
Yukon 1-AP052-07Academy Sports2007
Sedona 1-AP002Walmart2004
Belmont 1-AP003Mills Stores2004
Ventura or Ventura II 1-AP008
1-AP011
Mills Stores and Menards2004

Sold at: Academy Sports (the Yukon); Mills and Menards (the Ventura/II) all from 2005 to 2007; Mills (the Belmont) in 2004; Toys-R-Us (the Bellevue/II); and Walmart (the Tacoma/II, Durango/II, and Sedona). The units sold for $300-$600.
Manufactured: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swing sets and contact Adventure Playsets to obtain a free repair kit. Repair kits will include the appropriate angled or vertical upright posts for each model with instructions for dissembling and reassembling each set.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Adventure Playsets toll free at (877) 840-9068 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.recall.adventureplaysets.com, or email the firm at custservice@adventureplayets.com.
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