Jan. 22, 2013
Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product:
Perfect Resistance Bands
The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity.
: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.
Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday
, email at
, or online at
Photos are available at
The Perfect Bands are rubber tubes connected through a hole and secured by grommets to cloth sewn into loops. The bands can be used alone or in conjunction with optional handles, which are sold separately. The bands are approximately 40 inches long and are used for exercises described on the product packaging card and in a Workout Chart available on line on the product website. "Perfect Fitness" is printed on a tag on the cloth loop. UPC codes can be found on the package. The recalled bands are:
Perfect Bands Heavy 25 lb. capacity with UPC Code 096506310354, color purple
Perfect Bands Very Heavy 30 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310361, color gray
Perfect Bands Ultra Heavy 40 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310378, color black
Twelve incidents were reported, 11 to the firm and one to CPSC, including injuries to the back, hand and eye. None of the injuries was serious and one required medical attention.
WalMart, and online at
$13 to $17
Implus Footcare, LLC, of
Dalps & Leisure Products Supply Corp, No. 5, of
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission