|January 16, 2008
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Inversion Therapy Tables
Units: About 2,000
Distributor: Stamina Products Inc., of Springfield, Mo.
Hazard: A weld in the center of the inversion table can fail when the table is in an inverted position, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Stamina Products has received three reports of weld failures. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the following inversion therapy tables:
|Name||Model Number||Serial Number|
|Inversion Therapy Table||55-1531||05NOV000001 through 05NOV000414 and
05DEC000415 through 05DEC000828
|Pro Inversion System||55-1536, 55-1536A, and 55-1536B||05SEP000001 through 05SEP000528,
06NOV000001 through 06NOV000528, and
07SEP000001 through 07SEP000528
This exercise equipment allows consumers to fasten to the table in an upright position and safely invert. The model and serial number are located on the black Stamina label found to the left of the rubber stopper on the cross bar.
Sold by: Retailers nationwide and online from October 2005 through October 2007 for between $160 and $300.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled inversion tables immediately and contact Stamina Products to have the table picked up and to receive a free replacement inversion table or a refund.
Consumer Contact: : For additional information, consumers should contact Stamina Products toll-free at (888) 782-6462 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.staminaproducts.com
Model 55-1536 and 55-1536A
Model 55-1536 B
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