April 2, 2004


Valley Dynamo Announces Recall of Air Hockey Tables


Name of product: Air Hockey Tables

Units: Approximately 15,000

Manufacturer/Importer: Valley Dynamo, of Richland Hills, Texas

Hazard: The blower motor, located under the table, has an opening large enough for a child’s finger, posing a laceration hazard.

Description: This recall involves Arctic Flash, Arctic Wind and Air Elegance model air hockey tables. The Arctic Flash model has an overhead scoring display and black-light graphics. It measures 45-inches wide and 65-inches tall and 85-inches long. The Arctic Wind measures 45-inches wide and 31-inches high. The words “Arctic Wind” or “Arctic Flash” are printed on the table’s play field.

Sold at: Sporting good and specialty stores nationwide since 1994 for between $1,000 and $2,200.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the product and contact Dynamo for instructions on receiving a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: Call Dynamo toll-free at (800) 304-2929 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.