Perfect Pullup Recalled by Perfect Fitness Due to Fall Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–February 17, 2011.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Perfect Pullup

Units: About 7,000

Importer: Perfect Fitness, of Mill Valley, Calif.

Hazard: The plastic handle on the recalled product can crack posing a fall injury hazard for the user.

Incidents/Injuries: Perfect Fitness received approximately 2,200 reports of cracking of the original handles, with 38 complaints of injuries that included bruises, strains and sprains.

Description: This recall involves Perfect Pullup, an adjustable height pull-up bar that is installed in a doorway with screw-in holders. The recalled handles have a rectangular shape, are silver colored with a red hook, and display the Perfect Pullup logo in white lettering across the top. The recalled models were manufactured between December 2007 and April 2008.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide, on their websites and on Amazon.com from January 2008 through present for about $90.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled handles and contact Perfect Fitness to order a free handle replacement kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (877) 974-7733 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.perfectonline.com/handleexchange

Picture of recalled Perfect Pullup handles

Picture of recalled Perfect Pullup installed in doorway

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov