ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device Recall [Canada]Ontel Products Corp. recalls an estimated 7,000 ISO7X Isometric Exercise Devices due to breakage, injury hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/AZflk

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40967r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following Exercise Devices are subject to this recall:

  • ISO7X Isometric Exercise Devices, measuring about 1 metre (approximately 3 feet) in length. The Exercise Device has hard plastic black handle grips on each end and two black nylon straps that extend down opposite sides of the center metal shaft. This recall only involves Isometric Exercise Devices with black handle grips.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and presentation.

According to Health Canada, the handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.

Ontel Products has received 10 reports (none in Canada) of the handles breaking and the ejection of the internal spring coil and rod, including five reports of impact injuries that resulted in punctures and lacerations to the user.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada.

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HCSC ID number: RA-40967
Recalls Direct RIN: 4062-2014
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