PRODUCT SAFETY: Impex Fitness recalls dumbbell handles due to impact injury danger

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Recalled OBB-20 Fitness Gear Olympic Dumbbell Handle with locking collars in black

Name of the Product

Olympic dumbbell Handles


The locking collars on the dumbbell handles can slip, dropping weights when held perpendicular to the floor, posing an impact injury hazard.

Date of recall:

November 23, 2021

PRODUCT SAFETY: Recall Details


This recall involves the OBB-20 Olympic Dumbbell handles that can be used with any olympic-size weight plates in any configuration and allows users to perform various dumbbell exercises. Each Olympic Dumbbell handle is chrome-colored and finished with two locking collars in dark.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dumbbell handles and contact Impex Fitness to receive a free replacement set of new locking collars. The replacement collars will be mailed out to consumers free of charge. Consumers should dispose of the old collar by discarding it into the trash


Impex has received four reports of locking collars that slipped. There were no injuries reported.

Dick’s Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online at from July 2015 through July 2021 for about $50.


Chi Hsin Impex Inc., d/b/a Impex Fitness of Pomona, California

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Firms that agree to cooperate with CPSC in order to quickly notify consumers about recalls and remedies are called Fast Track recalls.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is responsible for protecting the public against unreasonable risks of injury and death arising from the use of thousands upon thousands of consumer products. Consumer product incidents result in more than $1 trillion in annual losses to the country due to deaths, injuries, and property damages. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law prohibits anyone from selling products that are subject to a voluntary recall by a manufacturer, or a mandatory recall order by the Commission.

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