press release

recall notice

Bollinger Fitness item #’s 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774, 5775
Resistance Bands with Door Attachment

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Alliance Sports Group/Bollinger Sports is issuing an immediate voluntary recall of 2012, 2013, 2014 Bollinger Fitness Classic and SoftTouch resistance bands with door attachment, model numbers 5771, 5772, 5773, 5774 and 5775.

Hazard: A black plastic ball attached to the resistance cord's door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the resistance cords and remove the door anchor strap before resuming use or contact the company to receive instructions to replace the cords to eliminate the hazard.

A replacement strap has been developed to replace the plastic ball door anchor along with new instructions for use.

Please post the enclosed poster in a prominent location visible to customers until November 30, 2014.

We request that all of the subject items be returned at once to the corporate distribution center where a replacement door anchoring system will be substituted. Contact the person(s) below for routing & replacement instructions.

Retailer Contact

Consumer Customer Service

Danielle Barto

Sue Guess

Thank you for your anticipated cooperation. Obviously the safety of our customers is the utmost concern.

A new instruction manual is available for download on this page.

Download: Resistance_Bands_Manual_3.pdf (2.05 MB)