Stamina Products Recalls Elliptical Machines; Provides New Warning and Assembly Instructions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 21, 2009
Release # 09-284

Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 375-7520
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Stamina Products Recalls Elliptical Machines; Provides New Warning and Assembly Instructions

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Elliptical Cross Trainers

Units: About 11,000

Manufacturer: Stamina Products Inc. of Springfield, Mo.

Hazard: Stamina modified the warning/assembly instructions in the owner’s manuals to emphasize that the elliptical pedal shafts must be securely tightened to the cranks. If not securely tightened, the pedal shafts could become loose from the cranks, which could result in serious injury to the user and/or damage to the product.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall includes the following elliptical machines:

ModelSerial Number
Magnetic 1772 Cross Trainer Elliptical
Model No. 55-1772
08AUG000001-08AUG000360
08AUG000361-08AUG001078
08AUG002521-08AUG002878
08SEP001081-08SEP001438
08SEP001441-08SEP001798
08SEP002881-08SEP003238
08OCT001801-08OCT002158
08OCT002161-08OCT002518
08DEC003241-08DEC003598
Air 1725 Elliptical Cross Trainer
Model No. 55-1725
08AUG000001-08AUG000596
08NOV000597-08NOV001192
09JAN000001-09JAN000596
Air Resistance 1723 Cross Trainer
Model No. 55-1723
07SEP000001-07SEP001192
07OCT001193-07OCT001788
07DEC001789-07DEC002384
08JAN000001-O8JAN000596
08AUG000597-08AUG001192
08NOV001193-O8NOV001788
08DEC001789-08DEC002384
09JAN000001-09JAN000596
09MAR000597-09MAR001192
09MAY001193-09MAY001788

Sold by: Various retailers and retail web sites from October 2007 to May 2009 for between about $200 and $400.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should not assemble or use these elliptical machines until they have reviewed the modified warnings and assembly instructions. Consumers can obtain the new warning and assembly instructions by contacting Stamina at the toll free number below or visiting the firm’s web site at www.staminaproducts.com

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Stamina at (800) 375-7520, Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CT, Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CT, or visit Stamina’s web site at www.staminaproducts.com

 

Picture of Recalled Elliptical Cross Trainer

Picture of Recalled Elliptical Cross Trainer

Picture of Recalled Elliptical Cross Trainer