Expanded recall: Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines
On 2013-01-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an expanded recall regarding Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2009 for about $300.
About 30,000 units are involved in this Sportspower Limited trampoline recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Trampolines category in 2013.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 965-0565
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What is the problem?
The enclosure netting surrounding these trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall is an expansion of the May 2012 recall of brown tetlon netting to now include black tetlon netting. This involves Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines with model TR-1686-TPR. UPC code 687064045552 or 687064042100 is printed on the product's box. 'Sportspower BouncePro 14' is printed on a plate on the leg of the trampoline frame. The trampolines are surrounded by enclosure netting on the perimeter of the trampoline measuring about 6 feet high. The netting is designed to contain individuals bouncing on the trampoline.
Additional models were previously recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Walmart stores nationwide from February 2009 through March 2011 for about $300.
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 trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive a replacement enclosure netting.
Sportspower; toll-free at (888) 965-0565, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.sportspowerltd.net and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page for more information, or email the firm at email@example.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Sportspower has received an additional nine reports of the enclosure netting breaking since the May 2012 recall. There have been five reports of injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries and contusions.
+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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