Magnum and Matrix Fitness Multi-Station Strength Training Towers Recalled by Johnson Health Tech Due to Injury Hazard

The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations’ towers can slide out or break.

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

Recall date: April 25, 2014
Recall number: 14-160
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    Recalled multi-station strength training towers

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Magnum and Matrix Fitness 900 Pro Series multi-station strength training towers

Hazard:

The plastic connectors that link the strength training stations’ towers can slide out or break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Johnson Health Tech North America toll-free at (866) 218-3674 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.matrixfitness.com and click on Safety Notice at the bottom of the page.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 1,100 strength training towers

Description

This recall involves all Magnum and Matrix Fitness 900 Pro Series multi-station strength training towers used at commercial fitness facilities such as health clubs, hotels, apartment complexes and rehabilitation centers; schools and municipal facilities. The machines involved in this recall were sold in various multi-station configurations. The machines include, but are not limited to, the adjustable pulley, the dual adjustable pulley, the triceps push down and the bicep/tricep pull down. Magnum or Matrix appear on the serial number label at the base of each unit. 

Incidents/Injuries

Johnson Health Tech is aware of three incidents where the plastic connectors slid out or broke, one resulting in a laceration near the eye socket.

Remedy

Owners should immediately prevent people from using the multi-station strength training towers and contact Johnson Health Tech North America to schedule a free repair.

Sold at

Magnum Fitness and Johnson Health Tech North America and their dealers nationwide. from December 2008 through July 2013 for the Magnum tower stations and from July 2013 through November 2013 for the Matrix Fitness tower stations, for between $1,800 and $3,800 depending on the type of tower station.

Manufacturer

Northland Industries Inc. d/b/a Magnum Fitness Systems, of Milwaukee, and JHTNA Manufacturing LLC, of Milwaukee.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Recalled multi-station strength training towers