Aqua-Leisure Recalls Children’s Trampolines




From a Press Release: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Aqua-Leisure Industries, has announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Name of Product: First Fitness® Trampolines with Handlebars Units: About 40,000 Manufacturer: Aqua-Leisure Industries Inc., of Avon, Mass. Hazard: Metal fatigue can cause the handlebar to break away during use, posing a risk of laceration from exposed metal surfaces or other injury from a fall. Incidents/Injuries: Aqua-Leisure has received four reports of handlebars breaking from the metal connection joint during use. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves First Fitness Kid’s First trampolines with handlebars. The child-size toy trampolines have a red and blue metal handlebar, a blue nylon deck guard and a black jumping deck. “First Fitness” is embossed on the jumping deck in white letters. The trampolines can be identified by model number FF-6902TR and Toys R Us SKN 491463. The model and store numbers can be found on the lower right corner of the back of the packaging. A sewn-in tag on the bottom of the deck lists the factory date code of five numbers followed by “GLTX.” Sold Exclusively at: Toys “R” Us stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2012 for between $45 and $70. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled trampolines from children and contact Aqua-Leisure’s recall hotline for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Aqua-Leisure toll-free at (888) 912-7087 between 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.aqualeisure.com