The CPSC issued a voulntary recall of MacGregor and Mitre folding soccer goals, according to a story on the chicagotribune.com. A 20 month old child was strangled in one of the nets. The CPSC also received another report of a childs head becoming entangled in the goal’s net. The gaps in the soccer net should be less than 17 inches or greater than 28 inches to prevent strangulation or entrapment. The nets in the McGregor and Mitre goals have 20 inch gaps, which are considered dangerous. According to the CPSC website, the goals were sold at Walmart, Ace Hardward and various sports and toy stores, between May 2002 and May 2008, for $26. The goals were made in China. The CPSC website has pictures of the product involved in the recall.
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