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Time RXS Titan Carbon, RXS Carbon, RXS and RXE Bicycle Pedals

Código SIAR: 19667
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2007/Bicycle-Pedals-Recalled-by-Time-Sport-International-Due-to-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 25 oct, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Francia
Fabricante: Time Sport/ATAC 2001
Descripción del Defecto: Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Time Sport International Due to Fall Hazard
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 25, 2006
Release #07-014 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 240-8051 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Time Sport International Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Time RXS Titan Carbon, RXS Carbon, RXS and RXE Bicycle Pedals
Units: About 18,000
Distributor/Importer: TIME SPORT INTERNATIONAL/ATAC 2001 Inc., of Montecito, Calif.
Hazard: The pedal's bearing cap can fail causing the pedal to come off the bicycle. This poses a fall hazard for riders.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received reports of eight incidents in which the pedal came off the bicycle, resulting in minor injuries.
Description: The recalled pedals are black or gray. They are made of composite material and are mounted to either a steel or titanium pedal axle and bearing unit by using a threaded aluminum bearing cap. Pedals that have a gold dot on the underside of the pedal body just inside where the bearing cap is mounted to the pedal body are not included in this recall.
Sold at: Bicycle stores, mail order, and online bicycle dealers nationwide from October 2004 through August 2006 for between $75 and $300.
Manufactured in: France
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled pedals immediately and contact TIME SPORT INTERNATIONAL to arrange for the pedals to be inspected and, if necessary, receive a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact TIME SPORT INTERNATIONAL at
(800) 240-8051 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.TIMESPORTUSA.com
TIME SPORT RXS-Carbon TIME SPORT RXS TIME SPORT RXS-Ti-Carbon TIME SPORT RXE