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Decathlon USA Recalls Swiss Balls Due to Injury Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Decathlon Domyos swiss ball
Name of Product:
Domyos Swiss balls
Hazard:

The recalled exercise balls can unexpectedly burst, causing the user to fall to the floor, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
September 03, 2020
Units:

About 510

Consumer Contact

Decathlon USA toll-free at 866-480-3565 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.decathlon.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Decathlon’s Domyos swiss balls, also referred to as pilates balls or gymnastics gymballs, with model numbers 8529175, 8529176 and 8529177.  The recalled balls are used for exercising and were sold in blue, bordeaux, and gray colors.  They measure 21.65 inches to 29.53 inches in diameter and weigh between 10.6 and 10.9 ounces.  Domyos, the diameter and the weight are printed near the base of the ball.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled swiss balls and contact Decathlon for a refund in the form of a store credit for the amount equal to the purchase price.  Decathlon is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Decathlon USA has received 26 reports of the balls unexpectedly bursting, resulting in six injuries worldwide, including bruises, scratches, and fractures.  No incidents or injuries have been reported in the U.S.

Sold At

Decathlon stores nationwide and online at www.decathlon.com from February 2019 through March 2020 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Decathlon USA, of San Francisco, Calif.

Recall number:
20-777
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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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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