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The slides are green, six or seven feet long and have three or five port hole-style plastic windows in the sides.

Solowave recalls home playground tube slides

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Tornado brand home playground tube slides with plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
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Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides near the middle of each tube slide section.

Tornado brand home playground tube slides with plastic port hole-type windows in the tube slide can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.

Consumers can contact Solowave toll-free at 866-678-0376 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.solowavedesign.com and click on Important Safety Notice for more information.

The recall involves Solowave Tornado brand home playground tube slides with port holes. The slides are green, six or seven feet long and have three or five port hole-style plastic windows in the sides.

The slides were sold with Solowave's Centennial, Centennial II, Lexington, Rocky Mountain Deluxe and Sheridan play systems and were also sold separately.

Solowave Design is stamped on the outside of the slides near the middle of each tube slide section.

Solowave has received 23 reports of minor injuries to children, including cuts and scrapes, from contact with broken port holes.

Consumers should stop using the recalled slide immediately and contact Solowave to receive a free repair kit for the port hole windows.

The playgrounds were sold at Toys R Us and other stores nationwide, and online at toysrus.com from February 2008 through August 2013 for between $1,300 and $1,800 as part of a play system, or between $275 and $370 for the slide only.

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