About 75,600 Perfect Resistance Bands have been recalled by Implus Footcare due to injury hazard, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Why the product is being recalled: The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity. So far 12 incidents were reported, 11 to the firm and one to CPSC, including injuries to the back, hand and eye.
Description: 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
Where it was sold: The bands were sold exclusively at WalMart, and online at www.perfectonline.com for about $13 to $17.
Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.
For more information, contact Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.perfectonline.com/recalls
View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.