Dick’s Fitness Gear Resistance Tube Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Dick’s Fitness Gear Resistance Tubes Recall [US]Dick’s Sporting Goods recalls an estimated 207,500 Fitness Gear branded Resistance Tubes due to suspected in-use breakage and consequential risk of impact injury and/or laceration damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/N4rm30fAqRY

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Dicks-Sporting-Goods-Recalls-Resistance-Tubes

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Fitness Gear Resistance Tubes used as upper and lower body workout equipment.

  • The recalled latex Resistance Tubes were sold in blue, gray, green, orange, purple and red color schemes with grey handles. The Resistance Tubes range in resistance from five (5) pounds to thirty (30) pounds and were sold individually and in kits of three (3), four (4) or five (5) Tubes.

The resistance level is marked on the black strap between the handle and the Resistance Tube itself. The recalled model numbers are: STA00560, STA00561, STA00562, STA00563, STA00564, STA00565, STA00566, STA00567 and STA00568.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Resistance Tubes can be found on the originating Web site identified above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Resistance Tubes can break while in use and strike the user, posing an injury hazard. The firm has received twelve (12) reports of the Tubes breaking, resulting in two (2) reports of people who were struck by a broken Tube and one (1) consumer who fell when a Tube broke.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Resistance Tubes, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return them to the nearest Dick’s Sporting Goods store. If you have a receipt you will receive a full refund; if you don’t, you will receive a store credit.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Dick’s Sporting Goods toll-free at 1-877-846-9997 from 8:00 AM to midnight, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.DicksSportingGoods.com and click on the “Recalls” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-234
Recalls Direct RIN: 9264-2017
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