|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2006
|Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 375-7520
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should not assemble or disassemble this product until they have the revised assembly instructions.
Name of Product: InMotion Trampolines
Units: About 668,000
Manufacturer: Stamina Products Inc., of Springfield, Mo.
Hazard: If a person assembles the trampoline alone and the outside rail is released momentarily, the trampoline can snap back into the folded position and strike the consumer, posing a risk of serious injury.
Incidents/Injuries: Stamina has received 13 reports of injuries including two concussions; a rotated disc; two reports of facial bone fractures; six injuries requiring stitches to the forehead, eyebrow, lip and/or chin; a corneal abrasion; and two reports of chipped teeth.
Description: The round, black mini-trampoline measures 36 inches across and has six 7 ½-inch long metal legs. The mini-trampoline is used for in-place jogging and other cardiovascular exercises. Most mini-trampolines that have model numbers containing 35-1625 are included in the recall. Model 35-1625C and 35-1625CW units are not included in the recall. The model number along with the customer service and serial numbers are stamped on a black and white label on one of the legs containing the name "Stamina."
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Play It Again Sports, and various other retail outlets nationwide and online sellers, including Wal-Mart.com, from August 2000 through March 2006 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should not assemble or disassemble these mini-trampolines until they have the revised assembly instructions. Consumers should contact Stamina immediately for new assembly instructions.
Consumer Contact: Contact Stamina at (800) 375-7520 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT on Fridays, or visit the firm's Web site at www.staminaproducts.com
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