About 177 Oodle Swings have been recalled by Landscape Structures Inc., of Delano, Minn. The swing seat is suspended too close to the ground, posing an injury hazard to children who can get their legs caught underneath the swing seat. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. This recall involves Landscape Structures’ Oodle Swings. The swing frame is a double arch, comes in a variety of colors and measures 9 ½ ft. high by 13 ½ ft. long by 4 ½ ft. wide. The swing seat is an oval-shaped ring, measures 4 ft. wide by about 3 ½ ft. deep, comes in a variety of colors and is suspended from the frame by four black cables or chains.
The swing seat holds as many as six children. Landscape Structures is printed on label near ground level on the frame. The swing set’s model number 173592 is printed in the swing’s instruction manual. “Landscape Structures” is molded in the black rubber bumper of the swing seat. Nine children have broken their legs or suffered sprains when their legs got caught under the swing.
Consumers should stop using the swings immediately and measure the distance between the bottom of the swing seat and the ground. If the distance is less than 12 ¾ inches, contact Landscape Structures for a free repair. Landscape Structures is contacting its customers directly. These swings were sold to schools and other facilities with playground equipment nationwide from February 2011 through November 2013 for about $4,350. Contact Landscape Structures toll-free at 888-438-6574 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.playlsi.com and click on U.S. Voluntary Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
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