Fitness Quest Gazelle Freestyle Cross Trainer, Cross Trainer Pro Gliders

Código SIAR: 19796
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Fitness-Quest-Gazelle-Freestyle-Crosstrainers-and-Crosstrainer-Pro-Gliders-Recalled-for-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 07 jun, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China, Tailandia
Fabricante: Fitness Quest; HSN (Home Shopping Network); TSC (Shopping Channel); Dick's Sporting Goods; Sportsman's Guide
Descripción del Defecto: Fitness Quest Gazelle Freestyle Crosstrainers and Crosstrainer Pro Gliders Recalled for Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued June 7, 2006, Revised June 30, 2006 Release #06-179 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 321-9236 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Modified to include an additional retailer. Fitness Quest Gazelle® Freestyle Crosstrainers and Crosstrainer Pro Gliders Recalled for Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Gazelle® Freestyle Cross Trainer and Gazelle® Freestyle Cross Trainer Pro Gliders Units: About 154,000 Manufacturer: Fitness Quest Inc., of Canton, Ohio Hazard: The resistance pistons on the glider can come off during exercise. If this happens, a person using the glider can fall off the exercise machine. Incidents/Injuries: Fitness Quest has received 145 reports of pistons detaching and one report of a minor injury from a fall. Description: Gazelle® Freestyle Crosstrainer and Crosstrainer Pro exercisers are "glider-style" exercise equipment. The user moves two foot platforms in a striding motion back and forth while grasping handlebars attached to the platforms. The model name "Gazelle Freestyle Cross Trainer" or "Gazelle Freestyle Cross Trainer Pro" is printed on the side of each product's frame. Sold by: The Home Shopping Network (HSN), The Shopping Channel (tSC), The Sportman's Guide, and Dicks Sporting Goods beginning in January 2004 for between $200 and $250. Manufactured In: China and Thailand Remedy: Consumers should disconnect the pistons on these exercise gliders. Consumers can continue to use the gliders until they receive the repair kit as long as the pistons are detached. Consumers who purchased a Crosstrainer Pro from Dick's should contact Fitness Quest for a free repair kit. Consumers who purchased a Crosstrainer or Crosstrainer Pro from the Home Shopping Network (HSN) or the Shopping Channel (tSC) before January 1, 2006 will receive a free repair kit by mail. Contact Fitness Quest if you do not receive a repair kit. Crosstrainer Pro gliders purchased from HSN or tSC after January 1, 2006 have repair kits included. Consumers who purchased a Crosstrainer Pro glider from The Sportman's Guide will receive a free repair kit by mail. Contact Fitness Quest if you do not receive a repair kit by July 12, 2006. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Fitness Quest at (800) 321-9236 between 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or log onto www.fitnessquest.com Gazelle® Crosstrainer Gazelle® Crosstrainer Pro Glider