Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard

The black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user.

Recall date: July 15, 2014
Recall number: 14-230
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    Recalled Bollinger Fitness resistance band and door anchor with plastic ball

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Fitness resistance bands with door anchor attachment 

Hazard:

A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band’s door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Bollinger at (800) 255-6061 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email SGuess@alliancesportsgroup.net, or online at www.bollingerfitness.com and click on Important News at the bottom right corner of the page for more information. 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40477r-eng.php
Units

About 60,000 in the U.S. and 3,000 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The 4 foot long resistance bands are made of gray rubber with gray, red, black or blue accents and have black foam handles and a door attachment. A 5 inch long strap of nylon webbing is looped onto the band with a plastic ball attached or encased that serves as a door anchor. The Bollinger Fitness logo appears on the handles. The model number can be found on the product’s packaging. 

Incidents/Injuries

There has been one report of the door anchor ball releasing resulting in an injury to the user. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the door attachment and contact Bollinger Fitness on instruction on how to receive a free replacement door attachment, including free shipping.

Sold at

Fred Meyers, Marshalls, Modell’s Sporting Goods and T.J. Maxx and other retailers nationwide and online from July 2012 through March 2014 for between $9 and $14.

Distributor

Bollinger Fitness, a division of Alliance Sports Group L.P., of Grand Prairie, Texas 

Manufactured in

China and Taiwan

  • Recalled Bollinger Fitness resistance band and door anchor with plastic ball