Trampolines Recalled by Sportspower Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Sports Authority

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product because the product could cause personal injuries or death due to product liability. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Trampolines

Units: About 23,400

Manufacturer: Sportspower Ltd., of Hong Kong

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.

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.

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.

Sold exclusively at: Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2007 through May 2012 for about $540.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive a free repair kit.

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 customerservice@sportspowerltd.net for more information.

Sportspower trampoline

Source:  http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13051.html

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