Ontel Recalls Isometric Exercise Devices Due to Projectile Hazard

Handle grips on the ISO7X can break and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft.

Recall date: April 17, 2014
Recall number: 14-150
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    Ontel ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device

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    Ontel ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device

Recall Summary

Name of product:

ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device

Hazard:

The handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.

Consumer Contact:

Ontel Products Corporation at (800) 245-0511 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.ontel.com and click on “ISO7X Recall Notice” for more information or send an email to help@ontel.com.

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Recall Details

Units

About 170,000

Description

This recall involves ISO7X isometric exercise devices. The device is about 3 feet long. It has hard plastic black handle grips on each end and two black nylon straps that extend down opposite sides of the center metal shaft. This recall only involves isometric exercise devices with black handle grips.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 10 reports of the handles breaking and the ejection of the internal spring coil and rod, including five reports of impact injuries that resulted in punctures and lacerations.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ISO7X isometric exercise device and contact Ontel Products to receive instructions on how to obtain a full refund.

Importer

Ontel Products Corp., of Fairfield, N.J.

Manufactured in

China

Sold by

Sporting good and other retail stores nationwide, Ontel direct response television and online at buyironbow.com, buyiso7x.com, getiso7x.com and iso7x.com from October 2009 through August 2011 for about $30.

  • Ontel ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device

  • Ontel ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device