Backyard Discovery Brutus Swing Set Recall [US & Canada]


14545 - CPSC & HCSC - Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus branded Metal A-Frame Swing Sets Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Leisure Time Products LLC, a Pittsburg, Kansas establishment recalls an estimated total 9,270 of Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus branded Metal A-Frame Swing Sets (approximately 9,000 in the US and approximately 270 in Canada) from the American and Canadian marketplaces due to suspected component detachment with consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/5fja30rKlUm; HCSC: http://ht.ly/UsPd30rKlYl

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Leisure-Time-Products-Recalls-Brutus-Swing-Sets-Due-to-Injury-Hazard-Recall-Alert

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/75477r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal Swing Sets, as follows:

  • Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal Swing Sets sold with a manufacturing code of 03/2019-O, 01/2020-T, 02/2020-T, 03/2020-T, 04/2020-T, 05/2020-O or 07/2020-O; and a manufacture dates March 2019 through July 2020. Each Swing Set has a green top tube with white legs and green cross braces. The manufacture code and manufacture date are located on the label on the leg of each Swing Set.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Swing Sets can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the attachment that connects the Swing Hanger to the Top Tube can fail, posing consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury. Leisure Time Products has received three (3) reports of the swing hanger attachment failing, resulting in one (1) side of the swing falling.  No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Swing Sets, please do not use them. Instead, kindly Leisure Time Products for a free repair kit. The company is also contacting all purchasers directly.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury.

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If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Leisure Time Products toll-free at 1-800-856-4445 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.backyarddiscovery.com and click on the “Support and Recalls” link then on “Recalls” for more information.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Leisure Time Products LLC, please search for “Leisure Time” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Backyard Discovery brand, please search for “Backyard Discovery” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus or Mini Brutus brands, please search for “Brutus” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 21-747
HCSC ID number: RA-75477
Recalls Direct RIN: 14545-2021
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