Trampolines Not Safe

Trampolines Not Safe

Trampolines sold by Walmart can easily break and cause injury, according the CPSC. The Sportspower BouncePro 14’ Trampolines have been recalled after there were 17 reports of the trampoline’s surrounding net breaking, resulting in 11 injuries including broken bones, back and neck injuries, and contusions.

The recall involves about 92,000 trampolines with the UPC codes 68706404210 and 68706404244 printed on the trampoline box. The trampolines are surrounded by brown netting measuring about 6 feet high. They were sold at Walmart stores nationwide from February 2009 through February 2012 for about $275.

Consumers should stop using the trampolines immediately and contact Sportspower on (888)-965-0565 or visit www.sportspowerltd.net/recall-bouncepro-14ft.html to receive replacement black netting.

By AWHONN Editorial Staff

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) promotes the health of women and newborns.


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