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Valor Athletics Recalls Olympic Weight Bench

  • Valor Fitness BF-38 Flat/Incline/Decline Olympic Benches
Name of Product:
Weight bench
Hazard:
The weld joining the front leg to the main frame can break, posing an injury hazard to the user.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 20, 2015
Units:
100
Consumer Contact

Valor Fitness toll-free at (844) 277-1641 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, if you call after hours, please leave a message, you can always email Info@valorfitness.com or online at www.valorathleticsinc.com or www.valorfitness.com and click on CPSC Information in the Help column for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Valor Fitness BF-38 Flat/Incline/Decline Olympic Benches. The benches are used to perform various free weight exercises. The recalled benches have a gray, steel frame that measures 53 inches long by 43 inches wide by 47 inches tall and have black, multi-position seat and back pads. They have adjustable bar supports with safety bar hooks and plate storage pegs on the rear of the uprights. The Valor Fitness logo and model number are on the main cross frame between the two uprights. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the bench and contact Valor Fitness for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:
Valorathleticsinc.com and Valorfitness.com from January 2014 to September 2014 for about $300.
Importer(s):

Valor Athletics Inc., of St. Petersburg, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-140
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