Recall: Titan Safety Straps
On 2018-09-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Titan Safety Straps due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2017 for about $75 to $100.
About 1,000 units are involved in this safety straps recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Safes category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The stitching in the strap can come loose causing heavy weights to fall on consumers, posing an injury hazard to the weight lifter.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Titan weight lifting safety straps with steel mount brackets to hold the weights. The straps are used to catch the weights if a user were to drop them during an exercise. The recall includes straps with model numbers 24T3STRAP, 26T2STRAP, 30X3STRAP, 36T3STRAP, X2STRAP24, 24X3STRAP, 36X3STRAP. The Titan logo and model numbers are contained on the product's packaging. The safety straps were sold in packages of two.
These items were sold new+ at Online only at Amazon.com, eBay.com, Sears.com, Walmart.com and www.Titan.fitness from August 2017 through March 2018 for between $75 and $100.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled straps and contact Titan for a full refund or free replacement straps. Titan is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Titan at 800-605-8241 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.titan.fitness and click on "Product Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a strap breaking when subjected to moderate weight. The firm is aware of three other reports of strap failures. 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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