Recall: The FORT Recalls Children's Play Tents Due to Choking and Laceration Hazards
Description: This recall involves The FORT children's play tent. The children's play tent consists of 12 cushions made of polyurethane foam in various shapes (squares, rectangles, half-moons, triangles and arches) that are covered with a durable synthetic leather fabric. The play tent was sold in 12 different colors. The play tent measures about 30 inches high and 26 inches wide when constructed.
Name of product: The FORT Children's Play Tents
Units: About 13,250
Hazard: The magnets used to connect the various pieces of The FORT can become dislodged from their pouches, posing choking and laceration hazards to young children.
Remedy: CPSC urges consumers to dispose of recalled children's play tents and NOT to resell or donate them. It is a violation of federal law to sell or distribute recalled products. The firm is no longer in business, so there is no remedy for consumers.
Recall date: October 12, 2023
Incidents/Injuries: There have been 17 reports of loose or broken magnets associated with The FORT children's play tents, resulting in laceration injuries to two adults and a pinched finger to one child.
Sold At: Online at www.getthefort.com and www.zulily.com from July 2021 through November 2022 for between $200 and $400.
Importers: Simulated Wood Grain Design LLC, d/b/a The FORT, of St. Louis, Missouri
Manufactured in: China
Consumer contact: For more information, call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772.
Recall number: 24-006