A weld on the ring of the hammocks can fail, allowing the hammock to pull free and fall while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.
BYA Sports collect at 303-443-0163 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.BYAsports.com and click on the Recall Information tab for more information.
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The firm has received two reports of ring failure, including one report of bruising from a fall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hammocks and contact BYA Sports for a free replacement hammock.
Gander Mountain stores nationwide and online at amazon.com, dicksportinggoods.com, promotive.com and target.com from January 2015 through March 2016 for between $60 and $75.
"BYA Sports, of Louisville, Colo."
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