More than 23,400 Sportspower trampolines have been recalled due to injury hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why the product is being recalled: 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.
So far, 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.
Description: The 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.
Where it was sold: The trampolinse were sold exclusively at Sports Authority stores nationwide from April 2007 through May 2012 for about $540.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive a free repair kit.
For more information, contact 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.
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.