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Aqua-Leisure Simple Set Inflatable Pool Ladders

Código SIAR: 19813
Categoría: Patio y Jardín
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Aqua-Leisure-Industries-Recalls-Inflatable-Pool-Ladders-for-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 17 may, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Aqua-Leisure
Descripción del Defecto: Aqua-Leisure Industries Recalls Inflatable Pool Ladders for Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2006 Release #06-165 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 807-3998 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Aqua-Leisure Industries Recalls Inflatable Pool Ladders for Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Simple Set Pool Ladders Units: About 320,000 Importer: Aqua-Leisure Industries, of Avon, Mass. Hazard: The plastic step support clips can be assembled upside down, causing the ladder steps to break under a user's weight. Incidents/Injuries: Aqua-Leisure and CPSC are aware of nine incidents. There have been six reported injuries, including a concussion, a broken arm, fractured ribs and a wrist sprain. Description: The ladders were included with Aqua® Leisure Simple-Set® inflatable pools that range from 12- to 18-feet in diameter. The white metal arched ladders have two, three or four plastic blue steps on each side of the arch with two blue cross bars just above the top step. White plastic and metal clips are used to connect the steps to the ladder. Each step is molded with the words "Aqua® Leisure." Sold at: Discount department and toy stores nationwide from January 2002 through August 2005 for between $90 and $200, depending on the size of the pool. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the ladders and contact Aqua-Leisure for a free repair kit, including new assembly instructions and color-coded support clips. Ladders should be re-assembled using the new repair kits. Consumer Contact: Consumers should call Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (866) 807-3998 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at www.aqualeisure.com