Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Rainbow Play Systems have jointly recalled yellow plastic trapeze rings sold separately or as an attachment with the following playsets:
The playsets are labelled on the swing beam's aluminum plate as follows: “Playgrounds America”, “Rainbow Play Systems Inc.” or “Sunray Premium Playgrounds”.
The plastic rings may crack or break, posing a fall hazard.
While there were no incidents reported in Canada, in the United States Rainbow Play Systems received more than 100 reports of the rings cracking or breaking.
These incidents resulted in 15 reports of injuries, including bumps, bruises, lacerations, concussion and a broken finger.
Customers are advised to immediately stop using the rings and to contact Rainbow Play Systems for removal instructions. Affected customers will receive a $10 gift card.
For further information, customers should contact Rainbow Play Systems toll-free at 1-888-201-1570, between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM CST, Monday through Friday or visit the company's website.
From January 2007 through December 2011, approximately 6,496 of the ring sets were sold in Canada, and approximately 121,000 in the U.S.