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Pogo Sticks Recalled by Bravo Sports Due to Risk of Serious Injury

The bottom of the pogo stick's frame tube can break or come apart and a pin holding the spring in place can break.

Recall date: March 16, 2011
Recall number: 11-172
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  • Monster Stick Pogo

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    Monster Stick Pogo

  • Twin Stick Pogo

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    Twin Stick Pogo

  • Pop Stick Pogo

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    Pop Stick Pogo

  • Rocket Stick Pogo

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    Rocket Stick Pogo

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Pogo Sticks

Hazard:

The bottom of the pogo stick's frame tube can break or come apart and a pin holding the spring in place can break, posing laceration and fall hazards to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Bravo toll-free at (800) 248-5327 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.bravopogorecall.com

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 169,000

Description

This recall involves the Rocket Stick Pogo, Pop Stick Pogo, Monster Stick Pogo and Twin Stick Pogo. They were sold in red, green and blue colors. Rocket, Pop, Monster or Twin are printed on the stem and on the foot pedals. Only pogo sticks with manufacturing date codes between 04/01/2010 - 046HE and 10/31/2010 - 046HE are included in the recall. The manufacturing date code is located on a white label underneath the foot pedal or on the stem of the pogo near the foot pedals.

Incidents/Injuries

Bravo has received 123 reports of incidents involving the pogo sticks, including nine reports of injuries. Injuries include one report of a child who chipped a tooth and required stitches for a facial laceration, another child who chipped a tooth and one child who fell after the pogo stick broke and knocked out a tooth.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pogo sticks and contact Bravo to receive a full refund.

Sold at

Mass merchandisers nationwide and online by Web retailers from May 2010 through March 2011 for between $25 and $40.

Distributor(s)

Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

  • Monster Stick Pogo

  • Twin Stick Pogo

  • Pop Stick Pogo

  • Rocket Stick Pogo