FRANKFORT, KY (5/10/12) – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of Sportspower Bouncepro 14’ Trampolines. Consumers should stop using this product immediately.
According to United States Consumer Product Safety Commission officials, these trampolines are sold at Walmart stores across the nation from Feb. 2009 –Feb. 2012. Roughly 93,000 trampolines are involved in the recall. The trampolines were sold for an estimated $275.00 each.
The netting surrounding these trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured. Sportspower has received 17 reports of the net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions.
The recall involves the Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines with brown mesh netting. UPC codes 68706404210, and 68706404244 are printed on the trampoline box. "Sportspower BouncePro 14" and "TR-14-63-A" are printed on a plate on the leg of the trampoline frame. The trampolines are surrounded by brown netting measuring about 6 feet high on the perimeter of the trampoline. The netting is designed to contain individuals bouncing on the trampoline.
Consumers should stop using the trampolines immediately and contact Sportspower to receive replacement black netting for the trampoline.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Information provided by the CPSC
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