Consumers should stop using the Perfect Pullup exercise bar because the plastic handle can crack, posing a risk of dangerous falls, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The maker of the bar, Perfect Fitness, of Mill Valley, Calif., issued a voluntary recall of the products yesterday, after it received 2,200 reports of cracked handles and 38 complaints of injuries, including bruises, strains, and sprains.
If you have one of the bars, stop using it and contact Perfect Fitness to order a free handle replacement kit. The company can be reached at (877) 974-7733 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or via its website, www.perfectonline.com/handleexchange.
—Joel Keehn, senior editor
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