CPSC Recall - Issued 12/11/2013

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

Manufacturer: Solowave Design Corp
Product: Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes
Hazard: The plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Injuries: Solowave has received 23 reports of minor injuries to children, including cuts and scrapes, from contact with broken port holes.
Description: This recall involves Solowave Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes. The slides are green, six or seven feet long and have three or five port hole-style plastic windows in the sides. The slides were sold with Solowave’s Centennial, Centennial II, Lexington, Rocky Mountain Deluxe and Sheridan play systems and were also sold separately. Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides near the middle of each tube slide section.
Remedy: Repair
Sold At: Toys R Us and other stores nationwide, and online at toysrus.com from February 2008 through August 2013 for between $1,300 and $1,800 as part of a play system, or between $275 and $370 for the slide only.
Units: About 10,800 in the U.S. and 9,900 in Canada
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.
Company Website: www.solowavedesign.com