Bollinger Fitness Resistance Bands Recalled – Safety Hazard
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Bollinger Fitness has issued a recall for its fitness resistance bands due to a potential safety hazard. The bands feature a door anchor attachment mechanism intended to make usage of the bands more effective. Unfortunately, the door anchor attachment can release unexpectedly and poses an injury risk for users.
Hazard/Injuries Associated with the Resistance Bands
- A black ball on the door anchor attachment can become loose and poses a threat as a projectile.
- One unidentified injury has been reported due to this hazard.
The CPSC advises consumers to stop use immediately. Consumers can contact Bollinger Fitness for a free replacement.
Description of the Recalled Resistance Bands
The following information is provided by the CPSC.
- Approximately 60,000 bands have been recalled in US and 3,000 bands in Canada.
- The recall affects Bollinger Fitness and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment.
- The model numbers on the product include 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775.
- These bands are 4 foot long and made of gray rubber and can have accents of gray, blue, red, or black.
- The black handles are made of foam and feature the Bollinger Fitness logo.