Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning against MacGregor and Mitre folding soccer goal nets – toddler found dead from strangulation.

Unlike Simplicity, Inc., Regents Sports is cooperating with the Consumer Product Safety Commission and recalling the 190,000 MacGregor and Mitre folding soccer goal nets after a toddler was found dead and two other complaints of children getting entangled in the net. This product is made in China, and distributed by Regents Sports. The soccer nets were sold at Ace Hardware, Walmart and other sport and toy stores, nationwide, from May 2002 through May 2008.  

The MacGregor soccer goal package has model number 97236 and UPC Code number 029807972365. The Mitre soccer goal model number is 89186 and UPC Code number is 029807891864.  

The nets manufactured after April 2007 with 4 x 4 inch square openings are not included in the recall. The CPSC warns consumers to stop using the recalled soccer goal nets and return the product to Regents Sports for a free replacement net.   

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