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Cybex to Pay $7.95M Civil Penalty for Failing to Report Product Defect

WASHINGTONFeb. 11, 2021 /PR Newswire/

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that Cybex International, Inc., a New York corporation, has agreed to pay a $7.95 million civil penalty.  The settlement resolves CPSC's charges that Cybex failed to immediately report to CPSC, as required by law, that its Arm Curl and Smith Press Machines contained a defect or created an unreasonable risk of serious injury.

CPSC charged that Cybex had information that a weld on its Arm Curl Machines can fatigue and fail, causing the handle to separate unexpectedly and strike the user in the face.  Cybex received 85 reports of broken handles, including reports of serious injuries and one report of permanent vision loss, but the fitness equipment manufacturer did not notify the CPSC immediately of the defect or risk.

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