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Millions of exercise balls recalled due to explosion risk

SPOKANE, Wash. - Millions of fitness balls have been recalled due to risk of explosion.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says over inflated balls can suddenly burst while in use, causing the user to suddenly fall to the floor.

The CPSC has received 47 reports of the balls bursting causing injury in some cases.

The balls were distributed by EB Brand and were sold under the names Bally, Total Fitness, Everlast, Valeo and Body Fit.

Concerned consumers can return the balls to the place of purchase or contact EB Brands to receive a copy of the updated instructions on how to safely inflate the ball.
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