CPSC Recalls Swings, Light Fixtures, Shag Rugs and Pajamas

June 11, 2008

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following four consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

1. Backyard Leisure Recalled Swing Sets Due to Fall Hazard

Product: Adventure Play Sets and Create N Adventure Wooden Play Sets

Units: About 11,000

Distributor: Backyard Leisure LLC, of Pittsburg, Kan.

Hazard: Hangers holding the chains for the gliders can break, causing a child to fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: Backyard Leisure has received 114 reports of glider hangers breaking, including three reports of minor injuries to children. Injuries included abrasions and a child being hit in the head by a chain that detached from a hanger.

Description: The swing sets are made of wood and feature various types of gliders, slides and swings. The recalled models include:

Adventure Play Sets: Model

Pathfinder Swing Set: 65008
Conqueror Swing Set: 65208

Create N Adventure Wooden Play Sets: Model

Cedar Ridge Wooden Swing Set: 30008
Windsor Wooden Swing Set: 30108

“Adventure Play Set” or “Create N Adventure,” and “Pittsburg, KS 66762” is printed on a plaque in the middle of the swing sets’ upper beam. The name and model number is printed on the manufacturer’s instructions that come with the play set.

Sold at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide and Wal-Mart.com under the Adventure Playsets brand, and Toys “R” Us stores nationwide under the Create N Adventure brand from January 2008 through May 2008 for between $400 and $1,500.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the gliders from the swing sets and contact Backyard Leisure to receive free replacement glider hangers and repair instructions.

Consumer Contact: Backyard Leisure.

2. Progress Lighting Recalled Ceiling-Mounted Indoor Light Fixtures; Lights Can Fall Posing an Impact Hazard

Product: Indoor Ceiling Light Fixtures.

Units: About 7,500

Importer: Progress Lighting, of Greenville, S.C.

Hazard: A cable that supports the light fixture from the ceiling can fail, causing the fixture to fall and injure nearby consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Progress Lighting has received five reports of fixtures falling, including a report of an incident where two consumers suffered bruises.

Description: The recall involves the International Series indoor (foyer) light fixtures. The light fixture has metal hardware and frosted white glass. The fixtures use either incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. “Made in/Hecho en/Fabrique aux China” and the model number are written on the packaging and inside the fixture’s canopy, which is attached to the ceiling. Model numbers involved are:

P2854-09EBWB P3443-09 P4263-09
P2855-09EBWB P3444-09 P4264-09
P2856-09EBWB P3445-09 P4265-09
P2859-09EBWB P3789-09 P4265-09EXP
P2860-09EBWB P3790-09
P2861-09EBWB P3791-09

The fixtures were also sold under the Thomasville Lighting brand name.

Sold by: Electrical/lighting distributors and The Home Depot stores nationwide from January 2005 through March 2008 for between $290 and $1,150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers who have either Progress Lighting’s or Thomasville Lighting’s recalled ceiling lights should carefully remove any of the glass, and contact Progress Lighting to schedule a free inspection and replacement.

3. Crate and Barrel Recalled Shag Rugs Due to Fire Hazard.

Product: “Remy” Shag Rugs.

Units: About 5,100

Importer: Crate and Barrel, of Northbrook, Ill.

Hazard: The large rugs fail to meet federal standards for flammability and could ignite, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The small rugs fail to meet federal labeling requirements. Small rugs are not required to meet the federal flammability standard; however, they are required to be permanently labeled with the following statement: “FLAMMABLE (FAILS U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE STANDARD FF 2-70): SHOULD NOT BE USED NEAR SOURCES OF IGNITION.”

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the “Remy” shag rugs with SKU numbers listed below. The rugs are made of cotton jersey. The large rugs measure 5′ by 8′ and 2.5′ by 7′. The small rugs measure 5′ round, 2′ by 3′, 4′ by 6′. “Remy” and the SKU number can be found on the back of the product label.

Large Rugs

SKU Color Size
0303-550 Red 5×8
0304-301 Red 2.5×7
0245-860 White 5×8
0301-868 White 2.5×7

Small Rugs

SKU Color Size
0303-224 Red 4×6
0302-295 Red 2×3
0245-852 White 4×6
0245-801 White 2×3
481750 White 5′ round

Sold at: Crate and Barrel retail stores nationwide, its online retailer, and through its catalogue from January 2007 through April 2008 for between $50 and $300.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rugs. Consumers with large rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to arrange pick up of their rugs and obtain a full refund. Consumers with small rugs should contact Crate and Barrel to obtain a new label including warning information or a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Crate and Barrel.

4. The Children’s Place Recalls Camouflage Pajama Sets Due to Excessive Lead.

Product: Camouflage Pajama Sets.

Units: About 28,000

Manufacturer: The Children’s Place Retail Stores Inc., of Secaucus, N.J.

Hazard: The screen print on the shirt contains excess levels of lead.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves long- and short-sleeved pajama sets. The sets have a blue shirt with a red screen print that reads “Athletics 90” and coordinating camouflage pants. The pajama sets were sold in boys’ sizes XXS (2/3) to XL (14).

Sold exclusively at: The Children’s Place stores nationwide and www.childrensplace.com from December 2006 to January 2008 for between $15 and $17.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the pajama sets from children and return them to any The Children’s Place store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: The Children’s Place.

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