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Yakima Products Inc. recalls Yakima HoldUp EVO Bicycle Carriers

Código SIAR: 28482
Categoria: Hobby /equipamentos de lazer e desporto
País Notificante: Canadá
URL da Fonte: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67208r-eng.php
Data da Publicação: 11 jul, 2018
Nível de Risco: Grave
País de Origem do Produto: China
Descrição do Produto: This recall involves certain Yakima HoldUp vehicle hitch mounted bicycle carriers manufactured between March 1, 2018 and April 30, 2018. The affected units can be identified by determining the shape of the snap pin head. The affected snap pin heads do not have a flat edge on one side of pin head.
Marca do Produto: Yakima
Unidades: Approximately 314 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Período de Venda: The affected Yakima HoldUp EVO products were sold from April 2018 to May 2018.
Fabricante: Yakima Precision
Nanjing
China
Distribuidor: Yakima Products Inc
Lake Oswego
Oregon
United States
Descrição do Defeito: The snap pins can become loose and fall out causing the rear wheel cup (and rear wheel) to detach from the main frame. Prior warnings of this defect may include sliding or banging noises when the rear wheel and wheel cup hits the ground. This can result in a bicycle ejection, causing a crash or personal injury to persons outside the vehicle.
Acidentes Reportados: As of July 5, 2018, Yakima Products, Inc. has received no report of incidents or injuries in Canada. The company has received four reports of incidents related to the use of this product in the United States.
Riscos: Lesões e laceração
Tipo de Medida: Voluntário
Medidas: Consumers should immediately remove the bicycle carrier from their vehicle and contact Yakima customer service to obtain replacement snap pins at no charge.