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Grand Trunk Recalls Parachute Hammocks Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–September 24, 2009.  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: Single and Double “Parachute” Hammocks

Units: About 2,500

Manufacturer: Travel Hammock Inc., dba Grand Trunk, of Skokie, Ill.

Hazard: The hammock’s supporting hooks can fail, causing occupants to fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received nine incidents of hooks failing, resulting in bumps, bruises and/or scrapes.

Description: The recalled hammocks were sold in single and double versions and packaged in a nylon sack. The Grand Trunk logo is printed on the sack. The following models and colors are included in the recall: SH-01 (Single Olive/Khaki), SH-02 (Single Blue/Navy Blue), SH-06 (Single Royal/Khaki), DH-01 (Double Olive/Khaki), DH-02 (Double Lt. Blue/Yellow), DH-03(Double Navy/Silver), DH-04 (Double Navy/Red). The model number can be located on the product’s hang tag.

Sold at: Specialty outdoor retailers nationwide from July 2008 through June 2009 for between $50 and $60.

Manufactured in: Indonesia

Remedy: Consumer should stop using the recalled hammocks immediately and contact the firm for a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Grand Trunk toll-free at (877) 365-2965 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.grandtrunkgoods.com

 

Source: recalls.gov

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