You are here

Solowave Recalls Home Playground Tube Slides with Port Holes Due to Laceration Hazard

Date: 
December 11, 2013
Brand: 
Solowave Design Corp., of Hamburg, N.Y.
Sold At: 

Dive equipment stores nationwide from July 2009 through May 2013 for between $70 and $90. 

Problem:

The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 10,800 in the U.S. and 9,900 in Canada
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should stop using the recalled slide immediately and contact Solowave to receive a free repair kit for the port hole windows.

Consumer Contact: 

Solowave toll-free at (866) 678-0376 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.solowavedesign.com and click on Important Safety Notice for more information. 

Incidents/Injuries: 

Solowave has received 23 reports of minor injuries to children, including cuts and scrapes, from contact with broken port holes.

Manufactured In: 
Canada

comments