Trampolines Recalled By Sportspower Due To Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively At Sports Authority
WASHINGTON, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Trampolines
Hazard: The trampoline's metal legs can move out of position and puncture the jumping area, posing a risk of injury, including deep, penetrating puncture wounds, cuts and bruises to children and adults on the trampoline.
Consumer Contact: Sportspower; toll-free at (888) 965-0565, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.sportspowerltd.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13051.html?tab=recalls.
Units: About 23,400
Description: This recall involves Sportspower Parkside model TR-14FT-COM trampolines. The trampolines are 14 feet in diameter and were sold with an enclosure net. The trampolines have blue or light blue fabric on the safety matting and enclosure pole sleeves. The model number is marked on the packaging and instruction manual. "Parkside" is printed on the enclosure net.
Incidents/Injuries: Sportspower is aware of one incident of the trampoline leg separating from the frame while in use, causing the leg to puncture through the jumping surface. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive a free repair kit.
Sold exclusively at: Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2007 through May 2012 for about $540.
Manufacturer: Sportspower Ltd., of Hong Kong
Manufactured in: China
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission