Reebok, NordicTrack Chrome Dumbbells

Código SIAR: 20393
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Jumpking-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Chrome-Dumbbells-
Fecha de Publicación: 20 jul, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Reebok; Jumpking; NordicTrack; Gart Sports; Sears; Target
Descripción del Defecto: July 20, 2004Release # 04-182 Firm's Hotline: (800) 322-2211 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Jumpking Inc. Announce Recall of Chrome Dumbbells WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Reebok and NordicTrack Chrome Dumbbells Units: About 1.2 millionManufacturer: Coaster Co. of America, Santa Fe Springs, Calif.Importer: Jumpking Inc., of Mesquite, TexasHazard: Because they do not fit together properly, the weights can fall off the handles of these dumbbells and strike the user.Incidents/Injuries: Jumpking has received nine reports of weights falling off handles including five consumers who received injuries such as bruising, a broken nose, and a broken toe. Description: The chrome dumbbells weigh between 2 and 50 pounds and have the Reebok or NordicTrack trademark name on the outside of the bells along with the weight of the dumbbell. Sold at: Gart Sports, Sears, Target and other retail stores who carry sporting good products nationwide from June 2000 through May 14, 2004 for between $4 and $45. Manufactured in: ChinaRemedy: Consumers should examine their dumbbells to make sure the weights on both ends are tightly secured to the handle. If they are loose, contact Jumpking to obtain instructions on how to receive the free repair kit.Consumer Contact: Consumers can call Jumpking at (800) 322-2211 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday. or go to the company's Web site at www.jumpking.co