Impact Hazard Prompts Core Health & Fitness to Recall Exercise Machines
The carriage assembly for adjusting height may loosen and fall on the user
Core Health & Fitness is recalling 3,600 exercise machines due to an impact and injury hazard.
The machines' carriage assembly for adjusting height may loosen and fall on the user.
RECALLED PRODUCT DETAILS
Five styles of Inspiration Cable Cross Over and Dual Adjustable Pulley machines are affected by this recall. Each consists of stainless-steel adjustable pulleys with single-hand adjustment designs as well as high-low cable positioning components. The word Inspiration can be seen on each Dual Adjustable Pulley model, while Star Trac or Nautilus is printed on the Cable Cross Over models.
WHERE WERE THE PRODUCTS SOLD?
The machines were sold by Core distributors across the country from November 2010 until April 2017 and by Unisen distributors from 2001 until 2010. They cost between $2,700 and $8,400.
WHAT SHOULD CONSUMERS DO?
To date, the company has gotten 48 reports of the carriage assemblies loosening and falling. This has resulted in 31 reports of injuries, including cuts that require staples or stitches. For this reason, consumers should stop using the machines immediately and contact the company to schedule a free on-site repair. Core is directly contacting all known purchasers.
For more information, consumers can reach Core at (800) 598-8541.