Fitness Anywhere Recalls TRX Dip and Hammer Bars Due to Risk of Injury (Recall Alert)

The bar welds on the TRX model exercise machine can break.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: March 05, 2014
Recall number: 14-719
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  • TRX Dip Bar for S-Frame

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    TRX Dip Bar for S-Frame

  • TRX Dip Bar for Elevated Frame

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    TRX Dip Bar for Elevated Frame

  • TRX Hammer Bar

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    TRX Hammer Bar

  • TRX Hammer Bar on Suspension Frame

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    TRX Hammer Bar on Suspension Frame

Recall Summary

Name of product:

TRX Dip and Hammer Bars

Hazard:

The welds on the bars can crack or break and cause the user to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Consumer Contact:

Fitness Anywhere toll-free at (888) 221-7417 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday ET, by email at customercare@trxtraining.com or at www.trxtraining.com and click on the Product Recall link at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,700

Description

This recall involves TRX dip bars and hammer bars used with TRX S-Frames and Elevated Frames which are used to support TRX exercise equipment. The TRX dip bar for an S-Frame consists of two handles about 18" apart at the base affixed to a 49" bar that attaches to the S-Frame. The TRX dip bar for an Elevated Frame consists of two handles about 18" apart at the base affixed to a 58" bar that attaches to the Elevated Frame. They are used for performing dips and other related exercises. The TRX hammer bar consists of two handles about 16" apart affixed to a 17" bar that attaches near the top of the S-Frame or Elevated Frame and is used for performing pull ups and other related exercises.

Incidents/Injuries

Fitness Anywhere has received 33 reports of welds breaking, including one report of a minor injury.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dip bars and hammer bars and contact Fitness Anywhere for a replacement. Fitness Anywhere has notified all known purchasers.

Sold at

Fitness Anywhere and authorized commercial distributors nationwide from June 2011 to May 2013 for about $500.

Manufacturer

Fitness Anywhere LLC, of San Francisco, Calif.

Manufactured in

United States and China

  • TRX Dip Bar for S-Frame

  • TRX Dip Bar for Elevated Frame

  • TRX Hammer Bar

  • TRX Hammer Bar on Suspension Frame