Implus Footcare Recalls Perfect Fitness Resistance Bands Due To Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at WalMart

The exercise bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 22, 2013
Recall number: 13-100
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  • Perfect Band, Heavy, 25 lb. resistance

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    Perfect Band, Heavy, 25 lb. resistance

  • Perfect Band, Very Heavy 30 lb. resistance

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    Perfect Band, Very Heavy 30 lb. resistance

  • Perfect Band, Ultra Heavy 40 lb. resistance

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    Perfect Band, Ultra Heavy 40 lb. resistance

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Perfect Resistance Bands

Hazard:

The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity.

Consumer Contact:

Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@4implus.com, or online at www.perfectonline.com/recalls.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

75,600

Description

The Perfect Bands are rubber tubes connected through a hole and secured by grommets to cloth sewn into loops.  The bands can be used alone or in conjunction with optional handles, which are sold separately.  The bands are approximately 40 inches long and are used for exercises described on the product packaging card and in a Workout Chart available on line on the product website.  “Perfect Fitness” is printed on a tag on the cloth loop.  UPC codes can be found on the package. The recalled bands are:
Perfect Bands Heavy 25 lb. capacity with UPC Code 096506310354, color purple

Perfect Bands Very Heavy 30 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310361, color gray

Perfect Bands Ultra Heavy 40 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310378, color black

Incidents/Injuries

Twelve incidents were reported, 11 to the firm and one to CPSC, including  injuries to the back, hand and eye. None of the injuries was serious and one required medical attention.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.

Sold at

WalMart, and online at www.perfectonline.com for about $13 to $17.

Importer

Implus Footcare, LLC, of Durham, N.C.

Manufacturer

Dalps & Leisure Products Supply Corp, No. 5, of China

Manufactured in

China

  • Perfect Band, Heavy, 25 lb. resistance

  • Perfect Band, Very Heavy 30 lb. resistance

  • Perfect Band, Ultra Heavy 40 lb. resistance