Nautilus Recalls Bowflex SelectTech Barbells Due to Impact Injury Hazard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —
Recall Summary
Name of Product: Bowflex SelectTech™ 2080…

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Bowflex SelectTech™ 2080 Barbells with Curl Bar

Hazard: A weight plate can fall from the end of the barbell, posing an impact injury hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled barbells and contact Nautilus to receive a free kit with replacement straight and curl bars.  Nautilus will ship a kit to customers who purchased the barbells directly from Nautilus. 

Consumer Contact:

Nautilus at 800-243-7091 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Safety Notices for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 3,700


This recall involves the Bowflex SelectTech 2080 Barbell with Curl Bar.  The product consists of two metal bars, one straight and one curled, which are used one at a time.  The bar is inserted into a base, and the user selects the number of weight plates needed to reach the desired weight by turning an adjustment knob.  The barbells are black with a red Bowflex logo on the weight selector dial.  The storage tray is marked with the name «Bowflex» and the Bowflex logo in the center. 

Incidents/Injuries: Nautilus has received one report of a weight plate falling off the end of a barbell, causing property damage.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Nebraska Furniture Mart, Play It Again Sports and online at and from June 2020 through July 2020 for about $550.

Importer: Nautilus Inc., of Vancouver, Wash.

Manufactured in: China


This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process.  Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.  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 bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For lifesaving information:

Note:  Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time.  Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details.  It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products.

Release Number: 21-075

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission