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Big Lots Recalls Garden Swings

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Big Lots, of Columbus, Ohio, announced a voluntary recall of about 6,900 Wilson & Fisher Garden Swings.

Manufacturer: Anji Jiayi Garden Supplies Company, Xiaofeng Town, China

Hazard: The wooden swing’s seat can break while in use, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: Big Lots has received 14 reports of swing seats breaking, resulting in four reports of back pain and five reports of scratches and scrapes.

Description: This recall involves Wilson & Fisher log-style swing sets sold in a natural wood finish. The swing’s two-person bench seat is suspended between two wooden A-frame supports. Assembly instructions sold with the swings have item number JY1107 and SKU number 210020400 printed on the sheet.

Sold exclusively at: Big Lots stores nationwide from March 2012 through June 2012 for about $130.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swing sets, detach the bench seat and return it to any Big Lots store for a full refund. Consumers should destroy the remaining components.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (866) 244-5687 between 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.biglots.com and click on recalls.

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