On July 15, Bollinger Fitness recalled their resistance bands due to a risk for injury to the user. The fitness resistance bands, which include a door anchor attachment, have a black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor which can release unexpectedly and strike the user. So far about 60,000 units have been recalled in the United States and 3,000 have been recalled in Canada. The
recall affects Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment. Model numbers, which can be located on the product’s packaging, include numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The resistance bands are 4 feets long and are made of gray rubber with gray, red, black or blue accents.
They have black foam handles and a door attachment. The bands have a 5 inch long strap of nylon webbing, which is looped onto the band with a plastic ball attached that functions as the door anchor. The Bollinger Fitness logo is printed on the handles. There has been one report of a user being injured when the door anchor balle released unexpectedly. Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the door attachment, and to contact Bollinger Fitness for a free replacement with free shipping.
On July 15, company Nantucket Distributing recalled their outdoor patio set chairs. The resin wicker outdoor patio set chairs have a rear leg which can break, which poses a fall hazard to consumers. About 4,000 units of the resin wicker patio chairs have been recalled. The outdoor patio set includes two brown powder coated outdoor metal resin wicker chairs, as well as a round table with aluminum top with brown resin wicker trim.
The chairs is about 23 inches wide by 23 inches deep by 32 inches high. The table measures about 24.75 inches in diameter. The chairs had item number RT043SET printed on a tag. So far, the firm has heard 2 reports of the rear chair legs breaking, though no injuries have been reported. The chairs were sold at Christmas Tree Shops andThat! stores nationwide. Consumers are instructed to immediately stop using the chairs and to contact the stores for a full refund.
On July 17, company Cycling Sports Group recalled their GT downhill mountain bicycles. The bike’s wheel hubs are prone to breaking, which causes the brake system to fail and pose a crash and injury hazard to the user. About 120 units have been recalled so far in the United States. The recall affects 2014 GT Fury Expert and 2014 GT Fury Team downhill mountain bicycles. The Fury Expert model is blue with red and white accents.
The Fury Team model is black with lime green and blue accents. Both bicycles have front and rear disc brakes, rear shock absorbers, and front suspension forks. The word “Fury” appears on the top tube and the bottom of the chainstay.The GT logo is on the down tube and the top of the chainstay. The model names are printed on the top tube of the bicycles above the word Fury. So far Cycling Sports Group has received 5 reports of broken hubs, though no injuries have been reported.
The bikes were sold at authorized GT dealers from February 2014 to June 2014 for between $4,300 and $6,000. Consumers are ured to immediately stop using the bikes, and to return them to their local authorized GT dealer for a free complete front and rear wheel replacement.