UPDATE: This product was originally recalled on May 9, 2012. The recall was expanded to include additional trampolines on January 30, 2013.
The netting surrounding the trampolines can break, allowing children to fall through the netting and be injured. As of May 2012, Sportspower had received 17 reports of the net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions. Sportspower has received an additional nine reports of the enclosure netting breaking since the May 2012 recall. There have been five reports of injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries and contusions.
This recall is an expansion of the May 2012 recall of brown tetlon netting to now include black tetlon netting. This involves Sportspower BouncePro 14' Trampolines with model TR-1686-TPR. UPC code 687064045552 or 687064042100 is printed on the product's box. 'Sportspower BouncePro 14' is printed on a plate on the leg of the trampoline frame. The trampolines are surrounded by enclosure netting on the perimeter of the trampoline measuring about 6 feet high. The netting is designed to contain individuals bouncing on the trampoline.
Walmart stores nationwide from February 2009 through February 2012 for about $275.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the trampolines and contact Sportspower to receive replacement black netting for the trampoline. For additional information, contact Sportspower's customer service hotline toll-free at (888)-965-0565 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html, or send an e-mail to Sportspower at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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