Perfect Fitness determined in June 2008 that the equipment was defective following re-testing of the handle design. The testing was done after the company received complaints and an unusual number of product returns. Perfect Fitness redesigned the product to correct the defect in July 2008.
However, the CPSC says that Perfect Fitness was aware of at least 23 injuries associated with the product in March 2010. The company posted a notice on its website to let the customers know about a free product replacement. The firm did not report the defect to the CPSC until December 2010. By this time, the company was aware of at least 45 complaints of injury.
The company issued a recall in February 2011 of about 7,000 Perfect Pullup products.
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