Rogue Fitness Barbell Brackets Recalled by Coulter Ventures Due to Injury Hazard

The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break.

Recall date: April 12, 2011
Recall number: 11-193

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Rogue Fitness Barbell Brackets

Hazard:

The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break, causing the weights to fall, and posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Coulter toll-free at (888) 454-6925 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm's website at www.roguefitness.com or email the firm at qc@roguefitness.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,500

Description

This recall involves Rogue Fitness J-Cup brackets used to hold barbells on weightlifting racks. The black metal brackets are used with the Rogue Fitness SPX Squat Press Stand, R-3 Racks, R-4 Racks and Infinity Rigs.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received three reports of the weld between the bracket and the pin breaking, including one report of a consumer who received a sprained wrist.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled barbell brackets and contact Coulter to receive free replacement brackets.

Sold exclusively at

Rogue Fitness's website, www.roguefitness.com from March 2009 through December 2010 for about $40. They were also sold as part of weightlifting racks and stands for between $350 and $3,400.

Manufacturer(s)

Columbus Machine Works Inc., of Columbus, Ohio

Distributor(s)

Coulter Ventures LLC dba Rogue Fitness, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured in

United States