Recall date: April 12, 2011
Recall number: 11-193

Recall Summary

Hazard:
"The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break, causing the weights to fall, and posing an injury hazard to consumers."
Remedy:
Replace

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
"About 5,500"
Description:

The weld between the bracket and the pin that holds the barbell bracket in place on a weightlifting rack can break.

Description:
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This recall involves Rogue Fitness J-Cup brackets used to hold barbells on weightlifting racks. The black metal brackets are used with the Rogue Fitness SPX Squat Press Stand, R-3 Racks, R-4 Racks and Infinity Rigs.

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Incidents/Injuries:
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The firm has received three reports of the weld between the bracket and the pin breaking, including one report of a consumer who received a sprained wrist.

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled barbell brackets and contact Coulter to receive free replacement brackets.

Sold Exclusively At:

Rogue Fitness's website, www.roguefitness.com from March 2009 through December 2010 for about $40. They were also sold as part of weightlifting racks and stands for between $350 and $3,400.

Manufacturer(s):
Columbus Machine Works Inc., of Columbus, Ohio
Distributor(s):

Coulter Ventures LLC dba Rogue Fitness, of Columbus, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States