Wal Mart Adventure playset danger

On July 12, 2011 the Wooden Play Sets by Adventure Playsets have had an Expansion on November 2009 Recall.

This recall involves wooden play sets with swings, slides and ladders, by Adventure Playsets. Each set has a fort structure that uses green or cranberry coloured plastic coated 2"x 4" wood upright posts and a green nylon fabric covered shade. The instruction manual has the name "Adventure Playsets", with the model numbers printed on the cover. The following sets are affected :

Tacoma or Tacoma II Model 1-AP017 Years 2005, 2006 and 2007
Durango or Durango II Model 1-AP016 Years 2005, 2006 and 2007
Sedona Model 1-AP002 Year 2004
Yukon Model 1-AP052-07 Year 2007

What is the danger?

The wood in the posts of the fort sections on the swing sets can weaken due to rotting, posing a fall hazard.

Adventure Playsets is voluntarily recalling these wooden play sets in cooperation with Health Canada.

There has been one report of a fall in the United States.

Neither Adventure Playsets nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injures to Canadians related to the use of these products.

What should I do?

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.

For more information, consumers may contact Adventure Playsets toll-free at 1-877-840-9068 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website, or email at moc.stesyalperutnevda|ecivrestsuc#moc.stesyalperutnevda|ecivrestsuc. Service is available in English only.

How many were sold and where?

It is not known the amount of product that was sold into Canada.

The recalled playsets were sold from 2004 to 2007 in Canada by Wal-Mart and potentially other retailers.

These units were manufactured in the United States by Adventure Playsets of Amarillo, Texas.

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