U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall
Release Date: November 23, 2021
Release Number: 22-022
Impex Fitness Recalls Dumbbell Handles Due to Impact Injury Hazard
Name of Product: Olympic Dumbbell Handles
|Recalled OBB-20 Fitness Gear Olympic Dumbbell Handle with locking collars in black
Units: About 77,200
This recall involved the OBB-20 Olympic Dumbbell Handles that can be used with any Olympic-size weight plates in any configuration and allows users to perform various dumbbell exercises. The Olympic Dumbbell Handles are chrome in color and finish, and each dumbbell handle comes with two locking collars in black
Incidents/Injuries: Impex has received four reports of locking collars that slipped. No injuries were reported.
Sold At: Dick's Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online at https://www.dickssportinggoods.com from July 2015 through July 2021 for about $50.
Importer: Chi Hsin Impex Inc., d/b/a Impex Fitness of Pomona, California
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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