Note: Firm is out of business. A remedy is no longer available. Please destroy or discard the product.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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: Bounce Houses
Units: About 2,600
Distributor: Sportcraft Ltd., of Mt. Olive, N.J.
Hazard: The fan and the plastic housing surrounding the fan can break apart during use of the inflatable bounce house, posing a risk of impact injury to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Sportcraft has received three reports of the fan unit breaking apart during use. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves large, inflatable bounce houses inside which children can jump and play. The recall includes the following models: "Castle Kingdom," "Jump 'N' Kingdom," and "Bounce 'N' Playhouse." The bounce houses are inflated by a yellow, horizontal fan. The fan's model number, FJ4-330C or FJ4-330C2, is printed on a silver sticker on the fan's housing. Bounce houses with an "N" at the end of either model number on the fan are not included in this recall. The Castle Kingdom and Jump 'N' Kingdom are approximately 10 feet long, 8 feet wide and 8 feet high. The Bounce 'N' Playhouse is about 8 feet long, 11 feet wide, and 9 feet high.
Sold at: Academy Sports and Outdoors and Sport Chalet stores nationwide from September 2006 through January 2007 for between $200 and $300.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bounce houses. The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Please destroy or discard the product.
Jump 'N' Kingdom
Bounce 'N' Playhouse
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