The rubber resistance bands can separate from the handle and strike consumers, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves SPRI ultra heavy resistance tubes or bands used for exercising. They are black with nylon webbing and have SPRI printed on the handles in white. Some units have KN08/18, KN09/18 or KN10/18 printed on the handle. Model number 02-71669 is printed on the bottom of the packaging.
Consumers should stop using the recalled ultra-heavy resistance tubes immediately and contact Fit for Life for a refund in the form of an SPRI.com store credit for the amount equal to the purchase price or a free replacement resistance band.
Fit for Life has received 10 reports of incidents. In six of the incidents, consumers received contusions, abrasions and lacerations.
Exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from August 2018 through July 2019 for about $10.
Fit for Life LLC, of New York, N.Y.
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