Name of Product:
The FORT Children’s Play Tents
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.
October 12, 2023
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.
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.
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.
Online at www.getthefort.com and www.zulily.com from July 2021 through November 2022 for between $200 and $400.
Simulated Wood Grain Design LLC, d/b/a The FORT, of St. Louis, Missouri
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