Spalding® Momentous EZ portable basketball goals recalled by Russell Brands due to risk of impact

  • The Spalding Momentous EZ portable basketball goal has been called

product name:

Spalding Momentous EZ Portable Basketball Goals

Risk:

The seams in the arm connecting the backplate to the shaft can become frayed and cause the backplate to fall off, posing a collision injury risk to consumers.

call date:

September 22 2022

Units:

about 13,400 (plus, about 62 sold in Canada)

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a description:

This recall includes portable basketball goals from Spalding Momentous EZ Assembly. Targets have a 50″ or 54″ clear acrylic backboard with a visible “H frame” providing support behind the backboard, or a 54″ clear acrylic backboard with aluminum trim, but no H-frame. All backboard styles Attached to a black metal shaft with a black metal arm. “Spalding” is printed on the front of the black base and “6E” is molded on the back. The numbers 1010, 1011, or 1012 are printed to the right of the alert statement on the front of the rear panel.

treatment:

Consumers should immediately discontinue use of portable basketball goals and contact Spalding to arrange for a technician to remove the original arm and install a new arm on the goal system. Spalding contacts all known buyers.

Accidents / Injuries:

The company received 26 reports of welding failure including three separate shaft back plates. One injury was reported involving the backboard that hit a consumer on the shoulder/upper torso and one injury that hit a consumer on the head.

sold at:

Academy and Scheels sells nationwide and online at Spalding.com and Amazon.com from May 2021 through April 2022 for about $400 and $600.

Importer(s):

Russell Brands LLC, Bowling Green, Kentucky

Brand Fast Track

This recall was made, voluntarily by the Company, under the CPSC Fast Track recall process. Express recalls are initiated by companies that commit to working with CPSC to quickly advertise the recall and treatment to protect consumers.

About US CPSC

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has a responsibility to protect the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related accidents cost the nation over a trillion dollars annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decrease in the rate of consumer product-related injuries over the past 50 years.

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