Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mini-Trampolines - New Instructions to Be Provided To Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2006
Release #06-133
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 375-7520
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Note: The firm has agreed to pay a civil penalty relating to this recall.

 

Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mini-Trampolines - New Instructions to Be Provided To Consumers

 

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

 

Picture of Recalled Trampoline