Step machine

Recall published
2008-04-14
Brand
  • ENERGETICS – Lateral Thigh Trainer
Product title
Step machine
Product description
This recall involves a step-machine "Lateral Thigh Trainer, LTT", for personal training. It is a so-called “open product”, meaning that an importer can order this product with his own label or brand. It is sold in red with black pedals that move up and down and from side to side. There is a black sticker with a white silhouette in a yellow frame on the middle of the machine. Weight approx 14 kg; size: 55 x 25 x 40 cm.
Risk
The product poses a chemical risk because there is a mercury switch inside containing approx. 56mg of mercury. Mercury is regarded as particularly hazardous and constitutes a threat to health as well as to the environment. Mercury has adverse effects, particularly on the nervous system and its development.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Unknown
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Chemical
Country of origin
China
RAPEX Reference
0459/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Sweden

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