Fitness Balls Recalled - 4 Brands Affected
Bally Total Fitness, Everlast, Valeo and Body Fit Fitness Balls are being recalled by their manufacturer, EB Brands.
According to a U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission press release, "an overinflated fitness ball can unexpectedly burst while in use, causing the user to fall to the floor". There have been 47 reports of the balls unexpectedly bursting, leading to some bruises and one fracture.
EB Brands has inflation instructions on its web site. You can also contact them either through their web site or by phone, (914) 964-5200.