This recall involves PR-4000 (SKU No. PRA-4120) and PR-5000 (SKU No. PRA-5122) Strap Safety brackets. The SKU numbers can be found on the product packaging. Strap Safeties are designed to prevent damage to barbells due to missed lifts during weightlifting. The Strap Safety brackets are black and attach to the weight lifting posts of a squat stand to ensure the strap safeties stay in place. The straps on the Strap Safety products are secured to the brackets with heavy duty bolts. Consumers should retain the strap safeties and heavy-duty bolts. Only the brackets are being recalled.
Strap Safety BracketsAbout 1,940
Exclusively online at www.repfitness.com from April 2020 through December 2020 for between $120 and $150.
Recall Date: Feb 11, 2021
The firm has received three reports of improperly welded strap safety brackets breaking when a large amount of weight was suddenly dropped on the Strap Safeties. No injuries have been reported.
Rep Fitness LLC, of Denver, Colo.
Recall ID: 8996
Last Published: Feb 11, 2021
Emert Number: 21721
Emert Status: Announced