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Thursday, April 06, 2006

Recall of Mini-Trampolines

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2006
Release #06-133
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 375-7520
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Serious Injuries Prompt Recall of Mini-Trampolines - New Instructions to Be
Provided To Consumers

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 not assemble or disassemble this product
until they have the revised assembly instructions.

Name of Product: InMotion Trampolines

Units: About 668,000

Manufacturer: Stamina Products Inc., of Springfield, Mo.

Hazard: If a person assembles the trampoline alone and the outside rail is
released momentarily, the trampoline can snap back into the folded position and
strike the consumer, posing a risk of serious injury.

Incidents/Injuries: Stamina has received 13 reports of injuries including two
concussions; a rotated disc; two reports of facial bone fractures; six injuries
requiring stitches to the forehead, eyebrow, lip and/or chin; a corneal
abrasion; and two reports of chipped teeth.

Description: The round, black mini-trampoline measures 36 inches across and has
six 7 ½-inch long metal legs. The mini-trampoline is used for in-place jogging
and other cardiovascular exercises. Most mini-trampolines that have model
numbers containing 35-1625 are included in the recall. Model 35-1625C and
35-1625CW units are not included in the recall. The model number along with the
customer service and serial numbers are stamped on a black and white label on
one of the legs containing the name "Stamina."

Sold at: Wal-Mart, Play It Again Sports, and various other retail outlets
nationwide and online sellers, including Wal-Mart.com, from August 2000 through
March 2006 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should not assemble or disassemble these mini-trampolines
until they have the revised assembly instructions. Consumers should contact
Stamina immediately for new assembly instructions.

Consumer Contact: Contact Stamina at (800) 375-7520 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.
CT Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT on Fridays, or visit
the firm's Web site at www.staminaproducts.com

To view this recall onlie, please visit our website at:
https://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06133.html

 
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