Recall: CORAL Swim 'N Score Pool Stix
On 2008-11-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding CORAL Swim 'N Score Pool Stix due to a potential impalement hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 1999 for about $3.00.
About 100 units are involved in this ERO Industries pool sticks recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Dive Sticks & Pool Games category in 2008.
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What is the problem?
Children can fall or land on these dive sticks in shallow water and suffer impalement injuries. Eye and other facial injuries are also possible. In April 2001, CPSC banned certain types of dive sticks.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled Pool Stix are weighted plastic tubes, which stand upright when tossed into water. The sticks are about 8" long and were sold in packs of 6 in various colors. The UPC (#4969382814) is printed on the product's packaging.
These items were sold new+ at Modell's Sporting Goods stores nationwide from August 1999 to October 2008 for about $3.
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 keep children from playing with the recalled dive sticks and return the product to any Modell's Sporting Goods for a full refund.
For additional information, contact Modell's at (800)275-6633 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.modells.com/recall
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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