August 13, 2009
Alert #09-764


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: Nautilus F3 Chin Dip Stationary Exercise Units

Units: About 400

Distributor: Nautilus Inc., of Vancouver, Wash.

Manufacturer: Land America Health and Fitness Co., of China

Hazard: The footpads on the unit can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Nautilus F3 Chin Dip stationary exercise units. The model number (F3CD) is located on the frame of the product.

Sold by: Nautilus direct and distributors to fitness centers nationwide from May 2007 through February 2009 for about $1,300.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled exercise units. Fitness centers and clubs have been sent free redesigned support plates for the footpads. Fitness centers and clubs should call Nautilus if they have not received the support plates directly from Nautilus.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nautilus at (800) 935-7313 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the company's Web site at

Picture of Recalled Chin Dip Stationary Exercise Unit