December 14, 2004
- First Team Inc. Recall of Basketball Hoops
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), First Team Inc., Hutchinson, Kan. is voluntarily recalling about 7,600 basketball hoops. The bolt attaching the arm to the vertical post can break, causing the backboard to fall and injure someone standing below.
September 9, 2002
- Portable Basketball Hoops Recalled by Huffy Sports Company
As children and adults perfect their lay-ups in driveway basketball courts across the country, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announces another recall of portable basketball hoops. In cooperation with the CPSC, Huffy Sports Company, of Sussex, Wis., is recalling about 70,000 portable basketball systems. The basketball hoops can have a sharp protruding bolt on the player's side of the pole that can cause serious leg or body lacerations to consumers. Basketball players can be cut when they collide with the pole as they drive toward the basket or when they fall or are pushed into the pole.
March 28, 2002
- Lifetime Products Inc. and Escalade Sports Recall to Repair Portable Basketball Hoops
Children nationwide are heading outdoors to practice their shots with portable basketball hoops. In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Lifetime Products Inc., of Clearfield, Utah, and Escalade Sports, of Evansville, Ind. are voluntarily recalling about 1.7 million portable basketball hoops. There are about 1.7 million Lifetime portable basketball hoops and about 16,000 Escalade Sports basketball hoops being recalled. The basketball hoops may have a sharp protruding bolt on the players' side of the pole that can cause serious leg or body lacerations to consumers when the bolt is exposed.
April 30, 1997
- ProCourt Basketball Systems by Lifetime Products
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyCommission (CPSC), Lifetime Products Inc. of Clearfield, Utah, isrecalling over 29,800 ProCourt portable basketball systems. The basketballsystem's base can develop a leak, allowing the water used to stabilize thesystem to leak out. As a result, the basketball system can fall over,presenting a risk of injury to the consumer.