DICK’S Sporting Goods Recalling Resistance Tubes Due To Possible Breakage
DICK's Sporting Goods is recalling more than 200,000 resistance bands that can break while in use and injure the user.
The CPSC has announced that the recall involves Fitness Gear latex tubes, sold in blue, gray, green, orange, purple and red with grey handles.
The bands were sold individually and in sets of three, four, or five with a range of resistance from 5 to 30 pounds. The resistance level indicated on the black strap between the handle and the tube.
Affected model numbers are: STA00560, STA00561, STA00562, STA00563, STA00564, STA00565, STA00566, STA00567, and STA00568.
Consumers are encouraged to stop using the products and return them to any DICK’s Sporting Goods store. Customers with receipts will receive full refunds, while anyone without a receipt will receive store credit.
Twelve reports of tubes breaking have been received, including two reports of people struck and injured by broken tubes and a consumer who fell due to tube breakage.
The items were sold at DICK’S Sporting Goods stores across the U.S. and online from September 2015 through August 2017 for between $15 and $80.