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Home | Injury Results from Fitbit Force –Owners Complain Of Severe Skin Irritation and Burns

Injury Results from Fitbit Force –Owners Complain Of Severe Skin Irritation and Burns

by | Mar 20, 2014 | Defective Product Accidents

The Huffington Post reportst that “some owners of the Fitbit Force, the company’s latest wrist-worn activity tracker that measures steps, stairs climbed, calories burned and sleep, are reporting severe skin irritation, including rashes, blisters and peeling skin.”

In a statement to The Huffington Post, Fitbit said “numerous factors” may “cause skin irritation,” including sensitivity to the device’s stainless steel, which contains nickel, “reactions to bacteria that can accumulate in wristbands, or a sensitivity to the material of the band elastomer.” The company said it would offer refunds or exchanges to those affected.

If you or someone you know has been injury by the Fitbit Force wristband, contact Guldjian immediately for a free consultation at 800-385-4835

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