10,000 Schwinn Elliptical Machines Recalled
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling 10,000 Schwinn Elliptical Exercise Trainer machines with defective foot plates which can detach and pose a fall risk to consumers. Nautilus, the distributor, has received nine reports of foot plates detaching or breaking during use, with one incident resulting in a consumer injury.
Description of Elliptical Equipment
- Machines are made of gray aluminum and have two moving and two fixed handlebars covered in black rubberized padding.
- A medallion with the Schwinn logo is located on the bottom right side of the machine’s base.
- The machine has a touch-screen console, an adjustable fan, and an orange-colored, oversized water bottle holder.
- The machines were sold at Nautilus.com, Amazon.com, Dick's Sporting Goods, AAFES, specialty fitness retailers and specialty sporting goods stores from July 2008 and May 2011 for about $1,000.
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