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Nautilus Bowflex Ultimate 2 Home Gyms

Código SIAR: 19858
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/CPSC-Nautilus-Inc-Announce-Recall-to-Repair-Bowflex-Ultimate-2-Home-Gyms
Fecha de Publicación: 30 mar, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Nautilus; Bowflex
Descripción del Defecto: Nautilus Inc. Recall to Repair Bowflex Ultimate 2 Home Gyms
Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
March 30, 2006 Alert #06-541
CPSC, Nautilus Inc. Announce Recall to Repair Bowflex Ultimate 2 Home Gyms
The following product safety recall was conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Bowflex Ultimate 2 Home Gym
Units: About 17,000
Distributor: Nautilus Inc., of Vancouver, Wash.
Hazard: One end of the leg extension cable can release from the guide pulley and swing around, potentially striking the user or a bystander.
Incidents/Injuries: Nautilus is aware of one incident in which the leg extension cable released, and one incident in which the squat attachment cable became disengaged. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the Bowflex Ultimate 2 home gym, which is an exercise machine equipped with pulleys, tension rods and other equipment to permit the user to select from among a variety of exercise routines. The name "Bowflex" and the model name "Bowflex Ultimate 2" are on the front of the lat tower and the sides of the main upright frame structure.
Sold by: Nautilus Inc. through direct sales to consumers and through specialty fitness retailers nationwide from June through December 2005 for about $2,300.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Owners are being sent a free kit, including a pulley bracket and a cable retainer assembly. Each of these items can be easily installed with a small tool that is included in the kit. Consumers should stop using the leg extension, squat attachment or abdominal attachment until the kit is installed.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Nautilus at (800) 413-3121 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.bowflex.com