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Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands

  • Recalled Bollinger Fitness resistance band and door anchor with plastic ball
Name of Product:
Fitness resistance bands with door anchor attachment
Hazard:
A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band's door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
July 15, 2014
Units:
About 60,000 in the U.S. and 3,000 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Bollinger at (800) 255-6061 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email SGuess@alliancesportsgroup.net, or online at www.bollingerfitness.com and click on Important News at the bottom right corner of the page for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The 4 foot long resistance bands are made of gray rubber with gray, red, black or blue accents and have black foam handles and a door attachment. A 5 inch long strap of nylon webbing is looped onto the band with a plastic ball attached or encased that serves as a door anchor. The Bollinger Fitness logo appears on the handles. The model number can be found on the product's packaging. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the door attachment and contact Bollinger Fitness on instruction on how to receive a free replacement door attachment, including free shipping.

Incidents/Injuries:

There has been one report of the door anchor ball releasing resulting in an injury to the user. 

Sold At:
Fred Meyers, Marshalls, Modell's Sporting Goods and T.J. Maxx and other retailers nationwide and online from July 2012 through March 2014 for between $9 and $14.
Importer:

Bollinger Fitness, a division of Alliance Sports Group L.P., of Grand Prairie, Texas 

Distributor

Bollinger Fitness, a division of Alliance Sports Group L.P., of Grand Prairie, Texas 

Manufactured In:
China and Taiwan
Recall number:
14-230
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