Manufacturer: Ontel Products Corp
Product: ISO7X Isometric Exercise Device
Hazard: The handle grips on each end can break during use and cause parts to be forcefully ejected from the shaft, posing a risk of injury from impact to the user or bystander.
Injuries: The firm has received 10 reports of the handles breaking and the ejection of the internal spring coil and rod, including five reports of impact injuries that resulted in punctures and lacerations.
Description: This recall involves ISO7X isometric exercise devices. The device is about 3 feet long. It has hard plastic black handle grips on each end and two black nylon straps that extend down opposite sides of the center metal shaft. This recall only involves isometric exercise devices with black handle grips.
Sold At: Sporting good and other retail stores nationwide, Ontel direct response television and online at buyironbow.com, buyiso7x.com, getiso7x.com and iso7x.com from October 2009 through August 2011 for about $30.
Units: About 170,000
Consumer Contact: Ontel Products Corporation at (800) 245-0511 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s website at www.ontel.com and click on “ISO7X Recall Notice” for more information or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.