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.