Recall Alert


U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 6, 2012
Recall Number: 13-281410NOV12
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 678-3846
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Cybex International Recalls Leg Press Due to Risk of Injury

WASHINGTON, DC--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: Leg Press
Units: About 430
Manufacturer: Cybex International Inc., of Owatonna, Minn.
Hazard: The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.
Description: 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.
Sold at: Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012 for about $4,035.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: 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.
Consumer Contact: 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.

Email: recall16110@cybexintl.com
for recall information inquiries.
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CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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