CPSC – Cybex International Recalls Leg Press Due to Risk of Injury

Consumers Businesses

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Cybex leg press model 16110

Leg Press

The weight platform locking mechanism can fail and the backrest can disengage during normal use, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.

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.

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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.

Cybex has received four reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

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.

Authorized Cybex dealers and distributors nationwide from July 2009 to September 2012 for about $4,035.

Cybex International Inc., of Owatonna, Minn.

United States

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 SaferProducts.gov

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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