Ten thousand customers complained about sore wrists Fitbit-wearable




Nearly 10,000 users of the popular Fitbit Force have complained of skin irritation after wearing the wearable and 250 reported even blisters to get the bracelet. In the recall, the company behind the Fitbit reported that it was “a small percentage of users.”

Figures from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which had to Fitbit, the recall before shows that a total of 9900 people indienden complaints of irritated skin, while another 250 users got blisters, writes Engadget.

In total, the recall involves a million-selling Fitbit wearables in the U.S. and another 28,000 in Canada. The Consumer Product Safety Commission requires that the creator of the action clearly communicates to customers, but Fitbit has hardly done since the beginning of the recall in February. Yet Fitbit promises in the coming weeks to email about the possibility to send. Wearable return all users They then receive a full refund.

Early this year showed that the Fitbit Force bracelet, which is used for fitness tracking, yielded irritations. After examining the company not to charge the battery or electronic components to go, but an allergic reaction to the nickel that is incorporated into the alloy. Stainless steel showed the Fitbit is very successful with his wearables, the news comes at a bad time. The market for wearables is on the verge of tremendous growth, but this is accompanied by increasing competition from giants like Sony, Samsung and maybe even Google and Apple.

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