Recall: Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard

Description: This recall involves Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775. The 4-foot-long resistance bands are made of gray rubber with gray, red, black or blue accents and have black foam handles and a door attachment. A 5-inch-long strap of nylon webbing is looped onto the band with a plastic ball attached or encased that serves as a door anchor. The Bollinger Fitness logo appears on the handles. The model number can be found on the product's packaging.

Name of product: Fitness resistance bands with door anchor attachment

Units: About 60,000 in the U.S. and 3,000 in Canada

Hazard: A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band's door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the door attachment and contact Bollinger Fitness on instruction on how to receive a free replacement door attachment, including free shipping.

Recall date: July 15, 2014

Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of the door anchor ball releasing resulting in an injury to the user.

Sold At: Fred Meyers, Marshalls, Modell's Sporting Goods and T.J. Maxx and other retailers nationwide and online from July 2012 through March 2014 for between $9 and $14.

Manufactured in: China, Taiwan

Consumer contact: Bollinger at (800) 255-6061 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email, or online at and click on Important News at the bottom right corner of the page for more information.

Recall number: 14-230

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