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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
|Office of Information and Public Affairs
||Washington, D.C. 20207
|For Immediate Release
October 7, 2010
| Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 248-5327
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Bravo Sports Recalls Trampolines Due to Fall Hazard
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 stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product
: Bravo Sports Trampolines
: About 160,000 units
: Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif.
: Incorrectly assembled trampolines can allow the top rails and legs to bend or break during normal use, resulting in partial collapse of the trampoline. This poses a fall hazard to consumers.
: Bravo has received 247 reports of top rails bending or breaking during normal use. Four injuries have been reported due to the bending and breaking of trampolines.
: This recall involves AirZone and Variflex trampolines with model numbers 137083 (with wheels), 137536, 137683, 138088, 138467, 138472, 138489, 139275, 139283, 139284, 139300 and 139706. The model number is found on the safety label sewn to the pad cover. The units are 12’, 13’ and 14’ and come in blue, yellow and red.
: Sporting goods and mass market retail stores nationwide and on the Internet from January 2007 through September 2010 for between $200 and $400.
: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trampolines. Consumers should contact Bravo Sports for instructions on how to inspect the trampoline for top rail damage and to request revised assembly instructions. Top rails and legs damaged due to assembly errors will be replaced at no charge by Bravo Sports.
: For additional information, contact Bravo Sports at toll-free (877)-500-2459 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at airzonevariflex-recall.com
Download Your Airzone/Variflex Models' Recall Instructions Below:
- Kit A
Instructions for models 137536, 137683, 138088, 138472, 138489, 139283, 139284, 139300
- Kit B
Instructions for models 137083
- Kit C
Instructions for models 138467, 139275, 139706
- Canada Kit B
Instructions for model 137337
- Canada Kit C
Instructions for model 138635
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.