Updated Recall: Rocket Stick, Pop, Monster and Twin Pogo Sticks
On 2012-06-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Rocket Stick, Pop, Monster and Twin Pogo Sticks due to a potential laceration and fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2010 for about $25 to $40. It was originally recalled on 2011-03-16.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 10 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 992-9905
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What is the problem?
The bottom of the pogo stick's frame tube can break or come apart and a pin holding the spring in place can break, posing laceration and fall hazards to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Rocket Stick Pogo, Pop Stick Pogo, Monster Stick Pogo and Twin Stick Pogo. They were sold in red, green and blue colors. Rocket, Pop, Monster or Twin are printed on the stem and on the foot pedals. Only pogo sticks with manufacturing date codes between 04/01/2010 - 046HE and 10/31/2010 - 046HE are included in the recall. The manufacturing date code is located on a white label underneath the foot pedal or on the stem of the pogo near the foot pedals.
These items were sold new+ at Mass merchandisers nationwide and online by Web retailers from May 2010 through March 2011 for between $25 and $40.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pogo sticks and contact Bravo to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Bravo toll-free at (877) 992-9905 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.bravopogorecall.com
UPDATE 06/15/2012: Firm's phone number was updated by the CPSC.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Bravo has received 123 reports of incidents involving the pogo sticks, including nine reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of a child who chipped a tooth and required stitches for a facial laceration, another child who chipped a tooth and one child who fell after the pogo stick broke and knocked out a tooth.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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