Leverage Gyms recalled

WASHINGTON, D.C. Hazard:

Detachment of the exercise workbench from the gym system causes instability, posing a risk of injury to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries:

No injuries have been reported.

Description:

This recall involves the Workbench Leverage Gym, 2010 version, which has a lock and load removable bench section opening up the lever area for power exercises such as squats, shrugs and rows. The gym has black upholstery and either a black or yellow frame. The Powertec logo with the Workbench series name is printed on the removable bench. The models affected by this recall are WB-LS10 and WB-LS10-B. . Workbench Levergym with model numbers WB-LS10 and WB-LS10B sold after February 2010 are not affected by this recall.

Sold at:

Fitness equipment dealers nationwide and online at www.powertecfitness.com from October 2009 through February 2010 for about $850.

Manufactured in:

China

Remedy:

Customers should immediately stop using the product and contact Powertec to receive a free repair kit or to schedule a free repair with an authorized dealer. The firm has contacted all known purchasers of this product.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, call Powertec toll-free at (877) 525-5710 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email the firm at info@powertecfitness.com or visit the firm's website at www.powertecfitness.com

For more information, visit the CPSC website
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