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Parachute Hammocks Recalled

Date:
September 23, 2009
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Travel Hammock Inc., dba Grand Trunk
The Danger:
The hammock's supporting hooks can fail, causing users to fall and suffer injuries.
Description:
This recall involves about 2,500 hammocks sold in single and double versions and packaged in a nylon sack. The Grand Trunk logo is printed on the sack. The following models and colors are included in the recall: SH-01 (Single Olive/Khaki), SH-02 (Single Blue/Navy Blue), SH-06 (Single Royal/Khaki), DH-01 (Double Olive/Khaki), DH-02 (Double Lt. Blue/Yellow), DH-03(Double Navy/Silver), DH-04 (Double Navy/Red). The model number can be located on the product's hangtag.
Sold At:
Specialty outdoor retailers nationwide from July 2008 through June 2009 for between $50 and $60.
What To Do:
Stop using the recalled hammocks immediately and contact the firm for a free repair kit. For more information, contact Grand Trunk toll-free at (877) 365-2965 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.grandtrunkgoods.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09347.html