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Folding Soccer Goals Recalled

Date:
September 16, 2008
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Regent Sports
The Danger:
The fixed knot flexible openings in the soccer goal net can pose a head and neck entrapment or strangulation hazard to young children.
Description:
The recall includes about 190,000 soccer goals that have a foldable white frame with a white net that is attached by Velcro strips. Each has a recalled net with squares measuring 5 inches on each side.
  • The MacGregor soccer goal has model number 97236 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807972365 printed on the net's packaging. When upright, the MacGregor goal measures 6 feet wide by 3 feet high.
  • The Mitre soccer goal has model number 89186 printed on the assembly instructions and UPC code number 029807891864 printed on the net's packaging. When upright, the Mitre net measures 8 feet wide by 6 feet high.
Sold At:
Wal-Mart, Ace Hardware, and sports and toy stores nationwide from May 2002 through May 2008 for $26.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled soccer goal nets immediately and return them to Regent Sports to receive a free replacement net. For more information, contact Regent Sports at (877) 516-9707 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08400.html