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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
Hazard:
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.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
June 23, 2011
Units:
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 www.gammasports.com

Recall Details

Description:

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."

Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Online at www.gammasports.com, www.atssports.com and www.holabirdsports.com from December 2010 through March 2011 for about $15.
Manufacturer(s):
GAMMA Sports, of Pittsburgh, Pa.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-745
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