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Tornado Home Playground Tube Slides Recalled For Laceration Hazard

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Tornado Home Playground Tube Slides Recalled For Laceration Hazard

December 13, 2013 by Parrish Law Firm, PLLC

Solowave Design Corp. has issued a recall of their Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes because the slides pose of a laceration hazard for children, reports the PRNewswire.com.

The slides, manufactured in Canada by Solowave Design Corp., of Hamburg, N.Y. and sold at Toy R Us and other stores across the United States from 2008-2013 for a price between $1,300 and $1,800 as part of the playground or between $275 and $370 when sold separately, have been recalled due to a potential for the port-hole type windows to break, causing a laceration hazard to children.

So far, there have been 23 reports of minor injuries to children because the defective slide windows have broken, including reports of cuts and scrapes to children.

The slides, either six feet or seven feet long, are green and have 3 or 5 port-style plastic windows in them. The name Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides. For a complete description of the recalled model, click here.

If you own one of these defective products, you are encouraged to stop using the slide immediately, and contact Solowave online at www.solowavedesign.com or call them at (866) 678-0376 to receive your free repair kit.

The Parrish Law Firm child injury attorney works with northern Virginia residents whose children have been injured by defective products. Contact us today for a free case consultation, or call us at 703-906-4229.

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