Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal A-Frame Swing Sets recalled due to injury hazard

Starting date:
May 13, 2021
Posting date:
May 13, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75477

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal A-Frame Swing Sets.
  • Issue: The attachment of the swing hanger may fail, creating an injury hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the equipment and contact the company for a free repair kit.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Leisure Time Products LLC.

Affected products

Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal A-Frame Swing Sets

Product description

This recall involves swing hangers used on the Backyard Discovery Big Brutus, Little Brutus and Mini Brutus Metal A-Frame swing sets.

The following manufacture codes are included in the recall:

  • 03/2019-O
  • 01/2020-T
  • 02/2020-T
  • 03/2020-T
  • 04/2020-T
  • 05/2020-O
  • 07/2020-O

The affected products were manufactured from March 2019 through July 2020.

Hazard identified

The attachment of the swing hanger may fail, creating an injury hazard.

As of May 13, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 3 reports of hangers detaching, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that approximately 267 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 6,500 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2019 to January 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan and China

Companies

Distributor
Leisure Time Products LLC
Pittsburg
Alabama
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Taiwan Shin Yeh Enterprise Co., Ltd
Chia Yi
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Manufacturer
Deyi Children Products
Chashan Town, Dongguan City, Guangdong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the equipment and contact the company for a free repair kit.

For more information and to obtain a free repair kit, consumers may contact Leisure Time Products toll-free at 1-800-856-4445 Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Central Time).

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.