Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainer & Elliptical Recall [US]

US FlagUS/Washington: Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainer and Elliptical Recall [US]Johnson Health Tech North America, Inc., a Cottage Grove, Wisconsin establishment, recalls an estimated 3,000 Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainer and Elliptical Machines due to suspected internal moisture build-up and consequential risk of electrical short circuit, fire and burns, all serious health and safety hazards.


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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves previously recalled Matrix Fitness Ascent Trainers and Elliptical Trainers installed from November 2011 through December 2012.

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Krankcycle by Matrix Exerciser Recall [US]

US CPSC RecallUS/Washington: Johnson Health Tech North America recalls some Johnny G. Krankcycles exercise units by Matrix due to fall, injury hazards. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all Johnny G. Krankcycles units by Matrix with detachable seats that can be removed from the frame by lifting up on the seat. The recalled Krankcycles have handles that the user turns in a circular motion for cardio exercise. Consumers can use the machine in a seated or standing position. The Krankcycles measure about 57 inches tall by 27 inches wide by 42 inches long. They are black and silver-colored. The words, “KRANKcycle” and “Matrix” are printed on the machines.

According to the CPSC, the seat of the recalled units can unexpectedly detach from the Krankcycle’s frame during use, posing a fall hazard to users. Two injuries from falls when the seat detached have been reported, including one report of broken ribs and one report of a back injury requiring surgery.


CPSC recall number: 13-250
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2322
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