Escalade Sports Recalls Oasis Playsets Due to Fall Hazard

The swing seats on the playsets can crack and break in half,.

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:

WARNING
IMPROPER USE
MAINTENANCE INSTALLATION OR VANDALISM
CAN DAMAGE SEAT AND LEAD TO SERIOUS INJURY
FOR RESIDENTIAL
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 safetyinfo@escaladesports.com

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #1 playset

PG01W, Oasis Package #1 Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #2 playset

PG02W, Oasis Package #2 Playset

 

Picture of recalled Oasis Package #3 playset

PG03W, Oasis Package #3 Playset

Picture of recalled Oasis Mirage playset

PG04W, Oasis Mirage Playset

 

Picture of recalled Oasis playset swing seat

Detail of playset swing seat label