Big Lots Recalls Garden Swings Due to Fall Hazard

The seat on the Wilson & Fisher log-style, wood swings can break. The two-seat swings have a natural wood finish.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 26, 2012
Release #12-282
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 244-5687
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Big Lots Recalls Garden Swings 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: Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings

Units: About 6,900

Importer: Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufacturer: Anji Jiayi Garden Supplies Company, Xiaofeng Town, China

Hazard: The wooden swing’s seat can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: Big Lots has received 14 reports of swing seats breaking, resulting in four reports of back pain and five reports of scratches and scrapes.

Description: This recall involves Wilson & Fisher log-style swing sets sold in a natural wood finish. The swing’s two-person bench seat is suspended between two wooden A-frame supports. Assembly instructions sold with the swings have item number JY1107 and SKU number 210020400 printed on the sheet.

Sold exclusively at: Big Lots stores nationwide from March 2012 through June 2012 for about $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swing sets, detach the bench seat and return it to any Big Lots store for a full refund. Consumers should destroy the remaining components.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.biglots.com and click on recalls.



Picture of Recalled Garden Swing