If you recently purchased a fitness band from Walmart, you might want to check the box.
This week, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced the recall of the the Implus Footcare Recalls Perfect Fitness Resistance Bands due to injury hazard. The bands are sold exclusively at Walmart stores.
The recall was made after reports of twelve reported injuries to the back, hand and eye. One required medical attention. The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury hazard to the user and those in the vicinity, reports the CPSC.
Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the product and contact Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.
Customers can contact Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com, or online at www.perfectonline.com/recalls.
Perfect Bands Heavy 25 lb. capacity with UPC Code 096506310354, color purple
Perfect Bands Very Heavy 30 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310361, color gray
Perfect Bands Ultra Heavy 40 lb. capacity, UPC Code 096506310378, color black
Sold at: WalMart, and online at www.perfectonline.com for about $13 to $17.
Importer: Implus Footcare, LLC, of Durham, N.C.
Manufacturer: Dalps & Leisure Products Supply Corp, No. 5, of China
Manufactured in: China