Recall: Sportspower Parkside Trampolines
On 2012-11-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Sportspower Parkside Trampolines due to a potential impalement, cut and puncture hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2007 for about $540.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Sportspower Limited trampoline recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Trampolines category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 965-0565
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What is the problem?
The trampoline's metal legs can move out of position and puncture the jumping area, posing a risk of injury, including deep, penetrating puncture wounds, cuts and bruises to children and adults on the trampoline.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Sportspower Parkside model TR-14FT-COM trampolines. The trampolines are 14 feet in diameter and were sold with an enclosure net. The trampolines have blue or light blue fabric on the safety matting and enclosure pole sleeves. The model number is marked on the packaging and instruction manual. "Parkside" is printed on the enclosure net.
These items were sold new+ at Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2007 through May 2012 for about $540.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive a free repair kit.
Sportspower; toll-free at (888)965-0565, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.sportspowerltd.net or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Sportspower is aware of one incident of the trampoline leg separating from the frame while in use, causing the leg to puncture through the jumping surface. No 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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