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GAMMA Sports Recalls Children's Tennis Racquets Due to Risk of Lead Exposure

Name of Product:
Quick Kids Junior Tennis Racquets
The orange grip tape on the tennis racket's handle contains high levels of lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.
Recall Date:
June 23, 2011
About 2,000
Consumer Contact

For more information, contact GAMMA Sports at (800) 333-0337 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at

Recall Details


This recall involves Quick Kids 23-inch aluminum junior tennis racquets with orange tape on the hand grip. Recalled racquets have lot number"F:3:10:08" stamped onto the bottom of the racquet grip below the "G."


Consumers should immediately take the recalled tennis racquets away from children and contact GAMMA Sports for a free replacement grip kit. GAMMA Sports is directly contacting all known purchasers of the recalled tennis racquets.


None reported

Sold At:
Online at, and from December 2010 through March 2011 for about $15.
GAMMA Sports, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
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