This Hop Ball is the very best quality in hopping balls! Made in Italy from super strong yet soft latex-free vinyl for long lasting use and durability, this ball is a great product combining fun and exercise. Excellent for indoor use and on smooth, safe outdoor surfaces. Promotes body coordination, balance and lymph circulation while providing a fun workout. Special patented handgrip safety handle allows for the safest bouncing. Maximum sustainable weight of 300 pounds; for ages 5 years and older. The Ledraplastic SpA, manufacturer of the Gymnic line, was founded in 1963 and was a pioneer in the processing of non-toxic vinyl. The first two decades of production focused on toys for young children, such as puppets made ??under license from the Walt Disney Company. From the mid-eighties, Ledraplastic SpA has established itself as a manufacturing leader in various areas ranging from toys to fitness to physical therapy and wellness. Gymnic - The Way to Move is the brand where design is based on the concepts of movement and comfort of people of all age groups. In order to achieve the company's mission, the materials used are of the highest quality thus ensuring compliance with product regulations in the European Union and United States. The vision of the company in the field of safety has also resulted in the whole line of products being completely free of Phthalates and Latex. All Gymnic products are made in Italy with no toxic emissions into the atmosphere and all products are also easily recyclable!