|November 30, 2004
CPSC, Classic Sport Companies Inc. Announce Recall of Table Soccer Games
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Table Soccer Game
Units: About 1,470
Importer: Classic Sport Companies, Inc., of Broomfield, Colo.
Hazard: The lighting structures may spark if the tube lights are not properly installed, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Two reports of the table catching fire. No injuries were reported.
Description: The recall involves Classic Sport Underlit Table Soccer game, models X0725, X0743 and X0761. The table soccer game is a soccer table with a glass playing surface and fluorescent tube lighting mounted underneath, causing the playing surface to illuminate when turned on.
Sold at: Retail outlets nationwide at Galyan's Sports and Outdoors, The Sports Chalet, and The Sports Authority (including Gart Sports, Sportmart, and Oshman's) between August 2004 and October 2004 for about $900 for the X0725 and about $600 for the Z0743 and X0761..
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately disconnect all power to the table soccer game. Consumers may return the unit for a full refund or contact Classic Sport for a rebate for the removal of the lighting fixture.
Consumer Contact: Contact Classic Sport Companies, Inc. at (800) 225-5712 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit Classic Sport web site at www.classicsport.com
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