Recall: Cybex International Recalls Leg Press Due to Risk of Injury
Cybex International Recalls Leg Press Due to Risk of Injury
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Leg Press
Units: About 430
Manufacturer: Cybex International Inc., of Owatonna, Minn.
Hazard: The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Cybex model 16110 plate-loaded leg presses used in commercial gyms. The leg presses have a metal frame, an adjustable backrest and can be ordered in a variety of colors. The name "Cybex" is located on the outer left side of the upper frame. The Serial Number label can be found on the lower main frame near the floor and ranges from D072216110 through G091416110.
Sold at: Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012 for about $4,035.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Commercial locations should immediately stop using these leg presses until they order and install a free repair kit. Cybex International is contacting its customers directly.
Consumer Contact: Cybex International; toll-free at (888) 678-3846, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by e-mail at Recall16110@cybexintl.com or online at www.cybexintl.com and click on Service & Support, then Service and then Recalls for more information.
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