The latest batch of Fitbit trackers are causing skin rashes — again


Just one year after Fitbit recalled its ill-fated Fitbit Force following reports that it caused rashes on wearers’ wrists, people are seeing some serious skin irritation from the latest batch of the fitness trackers.

The Fitbit Force was pulled for causing allergic reactions to the wristband’s material, but this time, the company said these rashes resulted from wearing the bands too tightly

Most complaints seem to stem from the Fitbit Charge and Fitbit Surge, but the company said it’s only impacting “a very limited percentage of users,” according to a Re/code report. Read more…

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