|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2012
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Aqua-Leisure Recalls Children's Trampolines Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys "R" Us Stores
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 stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: First Fitness® Trampolines with Handlebars
Units: About 40,000
Manufacturer: Aqua-Leisure Industries Inc., of Avon, Mass.
Hazard: Metal fatigue can cause the handlebar to break away during use, posing a risk of laceration from exposed metal surfaces or other injury from a fall.
Incidents/Injuries: Aqua-Leisure has received four reports of handlebars breaking from the metal connection joint during use. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves First Fitness Kid's First trampolines with handlebars. The child-size toy trampolines have a red and blue metal handlebar, a blue nylon deck guard and a black jumping deck. "First Fitness" is embossed on the jumping deck in white letters. The trampolines can be identified by model number FF-6902TR and Toys R Us SKN 491463. The model and store numbers can be found on the lower right corner of the back of the packaging. A sewn-in tag on the bottom of the deck lists the factory date code of five numbers followed by "GLTX."
Sold Exclusively at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2012 for between $45 and $70.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled trampolines from children and contact Aqua-Leisure's recall hotline for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (888) 912-7087 between 8:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.aqualeisure.com.
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