Recall: Cordless Air-Powered Hockey Tables with Rechargeable Battery
On 2007-12-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cordless Air-Powered Hockey Tables with Rechargeable Battery due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2006 for about $400.00.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Gamenamics hockey table recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Video, Arcade and Table Games category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The hockey table's wires can overheat or melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves cordless air-powered hockey tables with a rechargeable battery. The table can be folded and moved on attached wheels. The tables are 72-inches long and 38-inches wide and have a predominantly white surface with a bright blue aluminum rail. The playing surface contains the words "Jet Fan Hockey". The recalled items have the numbers SG-504-6c and 73058 printed on the product's carton.
These items were sold new+ at Hammacher Schlemmer and Sky Mall catalogs and Web sites from August 2006 through January 2007 and from June 2007 through July 2007 for about $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 stop using the air hockey table until they have installed the free repair kit. If consumers find wire damage, including burnt or melted wires, they should contact Hammacher Schlemmer to return the product for a full refund.
For additional information, consumers should contact Hammacher Schlemmer by phone at (800)227-3528 anytime, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Gamenamics has received eleven reports of burnt or melted wires. No property damage or injuries have been reported.
+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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