Consumer product recall

Spalding Momentous EZ Portable Basketball Goal recalled due to impact hazard

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Summary

Product
Spalding Momentous EZ Portable Basketball Goal
Issue
Consumer products - Impact hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled portable basketball goal and contact the company to arrange for a technician to remove the original arm and install a replacement arm.

Affected products

This recall involves the Spalding Momentous EZ Portable Basketball Goal. The Goal has a 50” or 54” acrylic clear backboard with a visible “H-frame” providing support behind the backboard, or a 54” acrylic clear backboard with aluminum trim, but no H-frame. All backboard styles are attached to a black metal pole with a black metal arm. The black base cover says “Spalding” on the front and the base itself has “6E” molded on the back. The numbers 1010, 1011 or 1012 are printed to the right of the CAUTION statement on the front of the backboard.

Recalled products

Model

Product Name

UPC

6E1010 – 54”

Clear View w/ Arena Slam Rim

6 89344 41397 6

6E1011 – 54”

H Frame w/ Pro Slam Rim

6 89344 41399 0

6E1012 – 50”

H Frame w/ Slam Jam Rim

6 89344 41369 9

Issue

Welds in the arm attaching the backboard to the pole may fail and cause the backboard to fall, posing an impact hazard.

As of September 20, 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injury in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 2 reports of the backboard detaching, leading to injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable basketball goal and contact the company to arrange for a technician to remove the original arm and install a replacement arm.

For more information, consumers can contact Spalding toll free at 1-800-284-8339 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. CT Monday though Thursday, or visit the company website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (https://www.cpsc.gov/recalls/2022/spalding-momentous-ez-portable-basketball-goals-recalled-by-russell-brands-due-to-impact-injury-hazard(US CPSC).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 62 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 3,200 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from March 2022 to April 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date: 2022-09-22
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Sports and fitness
Companies

Distributor

Canadian Tire Corporation Limited

Toronto

CANADA

Manufacturer

Russell Brands, LLC

Bowling Green

Kentucky

UNITED STATES

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64217