April 18, 2002
- Estes Industries Recall of Air Powered Rockets
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Estes Industries, of Penrose, Colo., is voluntarily recalling about 140,000 Air Powered Rockets. The rockets' foam tips can break off exposing sharp edges that can cause face lacerations or eye injuries to consumers. The rocket systems also have weak pump handles that can break during use, posing a risk of hand lacerations to consumers.
May 22, 2001
- Water Rocket Toys Recalled by Spin Master Toys
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Spin Master Toys, of Ontario, Canada, is voluntarily recalling about 108,000 Splash Blast Water Rockets. The rockets, once propelled from launcher, can fly rapidly in unpredictable directions, and can hit and injure children.
July 17, 1997
- Splash Off Water Rockets Recalled by Ohio Art
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), Ohio Art Company of Bryan,Ohio is recalling over 67,800 Splash Off Water Rockets. Whenbeing filled, the rockets can break apart under the water'spressure. Consumers can be injured seriously if they are hitby broken rocket pieces.