Recall: Cybex Leg Press Exercise Machine
On 2012-12-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Cybex Leg Press Exercise Machine due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2009 for about $4035.
About 400 units are involved in this Cybex leg press recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Exercise Machines/Equipment category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 678-3846
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What is the problem?
The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012 for about $4,035.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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