Name of product:
Weight Workbenches
nguy hiểm:
The weld on the backrest adjustment brackets of the weight workbench can break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Recall date:
16, 2013
About 565
Consumer Contact:

To order the free repair kit or for instructions on receiving a full refund, contact Powertec toll-free at (877) 525-5710 any time, send an e-mail to, or visit the firm's website at and click on Important Safety Notice.

Recall Details


The recalled workbenches are free-standing and typically used for free weight workouts. They have black, square tube, steel bases with a jet black, vinyl, adjustable bench seat and backrest. "Powertec" is embossed on the backrest pad and printed on a sticker located on the upright or the base frame of the workbench. Model names and numbers included in this recall are listed in the table below. The model name and number are located on the product's packaging.


Model Name

Model Number

Key Features

Workbench Multipress with Isolateral Arms


Multi-press component and optional leg lift attachment

Workbench Olympic Bench


Adjustable bench rack and optional leg lift attachment

Workbench Utility Bench


Optional leg lift attachment



Consumers should immediately stop using the product until they order and install a free safety retrofit repair kit. Consumers can also return the product for a full refund.


Powertec is aware of one incident involving a minor injury.

Sold At:

Specialty fitness stores nationwide and online at from September 2011 to May 2012 for between $299 and $549.   

Manufactured In:
Recall number: