RECALL: ICON Inversion Benches

About 33,000 Nordic Track Revitalize, Gold’s Gym, and Weider Club Inversion Benches are being recalled. ICON Health & Fitness has received 75 reports of incidents involving the strap breaking or the ankle clamp releasing, including
23 injuries, some of which were to the head and neck.

According to a statement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the ankle clamp can release unexpectedly or the strap used to
limit rotation can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

The recall involves the Nordic Track Revitalize Inversion Bench 2.0 model 831.14895.0, Gold’s Gym Inversion System models GGBE0867.0
and GGCCBE0867.0 and Weider Club Inversion System model WEBE0878.0. The
model number is located under the backrest of the bench. The inversion systems
consist of a frame with a backrest, headrest and leg clamp assembly.

The item was sold at sporting good stores, Walmart, Sears and other retailers
nationwide from April 2008 through February 2009 for between $200 and $300.

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Thomas J. Ryan

Thomas J. Ryan Senior Business Editor | SGB Media tryan@sgbonline.com | 917.375.4699

RECALL: Icon Inversion Benches

Icon Health & Fitness Inc., of Logan, Utah is recalling approximately 22,000 Nordic Track and Reebok Inversion Benches, because the ankle clamp mechanism can release unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Icon has received five reports of injuries to consumers including contusions, lacerations and back pain.


The recalled inversion benches invert a user by securing the ankles in a locking device and rotating the bench. The Nordic Track bench is model number 831.14595.0 and the Reebok bench is model number BBE1996.0. The model number is located under the seat of the bench. The benches were manufactured in China and sold throughsporting goods stores nationwide from September 2006 through January 2007 for about $200.

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Teresa Hartford

Teresa Hartford Editorial & Creative Director | SGB Media teresa@sgbonline.com | 704.651.5741

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