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.
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.
There have been 17 reports of loose or broken magnets associated with The FORT children’s play tents, resulting in personal injuries including laceration injuries to two adults and a pinched finger to one child.
Name of Product: The Fort Children’s Play Tents
Recall Date: October 12, 2023
Recall Number: 24-006
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.
Sold At: Online at www.getthefort.com and www.zulily.com from July 2021 through November 2022 for between $200 and $400.
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.
Units: About 13,250
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