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Cybex International Recalls Leg Press Due to Risk of Injury

  • Cybex leg press model 16110
Name of Product:
Leg Press
Hazard:
The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
December 06, 2012
Units:
About 430
Consumer Contact

Cybex International; toll-free at (888) 678-3846, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail at Recall16110@cybexintl.com or online at  www.cybexintl.com and click on Service & Support, then Service and then Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Cybex model 16110 plate-loaded leg presses used in commercial gyms. The leg presses have a metal frame, an adjustable backrest and can be ordered in a variety of colors. The name "Cybex" is located on the outer left side of the upper frame. The Serial Number label can be found on the lower main frame near the floor and ranges from D072216110 through G091416110.

Remedy:

Commercial locations should immediately stop using these leg presses until they order and install a free repair kit. Cybex International is contacting its customers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At
Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012 for about $4,035.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
13-709
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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