Sunday, February 27, 2011

Perfect Pullup Recalled by Perfect Fitness Due to Fall Injury Hazard

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 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

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