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Perfect fitness resistance bands recalled due to injury hazard

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Implus Footcare Recalls Perfect Fitness Resistance Bands Due To Injury
Hazard; Sold Exclusively at WalMart

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

Recall date: January 22, 2013

Recall number: 13-100

Name of product: Perfect Resistance Bands

Hazard: The bands can detach from the mesh cloth loops posing an injury
hazard to the user and those in the vicinity.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact
Implus Footcare for a refund or replacement product.

Consumer Contact: Implus Footcare at (800) 446-7587 select option 2, from 8
a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@4implus.com, or
online at www.perfectonline.com/recalls.

Photos are available at:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13100.html

Units: 75,600

Description: The Perfect Bands are rubber tubes connected through a hole and
secured by grommets to cloth sewn into loops.  The bands can be used alone
or in conjunction with optional handles, which are sold separately.  The
bands are approximately 40 inches long and are used for exercises described
on the product packaging card and in a Workout Chart available on line on
the product website.  "Perfect Fitness" is printed on a tag on the cloth
loop.  UPC codes can be found on the package. The recalled bands are:

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

Incidents/Injuries: Twelve incidents were reported, 11 to the firm and one
to CPSC, including  injuries to the back, hand and eye. None of the injuries
was serious and one required medical attention.

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

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