cpsc issues product recalls for bsn sports, Cybex

BETHESDA, MARYLAND (August 30, 2018) - The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued recall notices on Aug. 30 for products from BSN Sports and Cybex.

BSN Sports is recalling approximately 31,200 rubber critter toys because their orange and yellow paint contains levels of lead that exceed the federal lead paint ban. The toys were sold through BSN and US Games catalogs and online from Feb. 2017 through June 2018. Consumers should immediately take away the toys from children and contact BSN for a merchandise credit. BSN is also contacting all known purchasers of the toys directly. The BSN consumer contact is (888) 847-8816 or www.bsnsports.com.

Cybex is recalling approximately 15,000 of the model 5340 and 5341 plate-loaded weightlifting Smith Press machines because the weight bar can fall and pose serious injury hazards to the user. Consumers should immediately stop using the equipment and contact Cybex about free repairs for model 5341 or a credit or refund for the current value for model 5340. The Cybex consumer contact is (877) 423-3253 or www.cybexintl.com.