Updated Recall: Bravo Sports Trampolines
On 2012-06-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Bravo Sports Trampolines due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2007 for about $200 to $400. It was originally recalled on 2010-10-07.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 248-5327
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What is the problem?
Incorrectly assembled trampolines can allow the top rails and legs to bend or break during normal use, resulting in partial collapse of the trampoline. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves AirZone and Variflex trampolines with model numbers 137083 (with wheels), 137536, 137683, 138088, 138467, 138472, 138489, 139275, 139283, 139284, 139300 and 139706. The model number is found on the safety label sewn to the pad cover. The units are 12', 13' and 14' and come in blue, yellow and red.
These items were sold new+ at Sporting goods and mass market retail stores nationwide and on the Internet from January 2007 through September 2010 for between $200 and $400.
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 trampolines. Consumers should contact Bravo Sports for instructions on how to inspect the trampoline for top rail damage and to request revised assembly instructions. Top rails and legs damaged due to assembly errors will be replaced at no charge by Bravo Sports.
For additional information, contact Bravo Sports at toll-free (800) 248-5327 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.airzonevariflex-recall.com
UPDATE 06/18/2012: The CPSC changed the consumer contact phone number.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Bravo has received 247 reports of top rails bending or breaking during normal use. Four injuries have been reported due to the bending and breaking of trampolines.
+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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