Slingshot Toys Recalled

Date:
May 4, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Daisy Manufacturing
The Danger:
If the slingshot band slips out of its frame during use, the ball at the end of the tubing can strike the user, resulting in serious facial injuries.
Description:
This recall involves about 104,500 slingshots. They have an offset fork design, a sling made of bright green tubing with a black leather ammunition pouch, and small balls inside the tubing where it connects to the frame. Both models have black plastic handles. The two metal frame slingshots being recalled are:
  • Daisy Model ERG-100 has the words "Powerline Daisy Mfg. Rogers, AR" on the handle.
  • Daisy Model ERG-300 has the words "Powerline Daisy Mfg. Rogers, AR" on the adjustable wrist brace.
They are marketed under the name "The Natural." The model number is written on the packaging. This voluntary recall does not apply to Daisy's Powerline Slingshots models F16, B52, and P51, which have yellow tubing.
Sold At:
Discount department and sporting goods stores nationwide from June 2004 through March 2006. The ERG-100 model sold for about $9, while the ERG-300 model sold for about $17.
What To Do:
Stop using the slingshots immediately and contact Daisy for free pickup and either a full refund or replacement with a comparable slingshot model. For more information, contact Daisy Manufacturing Company at (800) 713-2479 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit http://www.daisy.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06153.html

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