About Easton Sports EA30 Bicycle Stems
Recall Date: 11/12/2009
Bicycles Recalled by Easton Sports; Stem Failure Poses Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2009 Release # 10-038 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 892-6059 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bicycles Recalled by Easton Sports; Stem Failure Poses 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: Bicycles with EA30 Stems Units: About 6,400 Importer: Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif. Hazard: The bicycle stem can crack and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls. Incidents/Injuries: The company received a report of a stem breaking, causing a minor injury to the rider. Description: This recall involves bicycles with EA30 stems. The EA30 stems are black with white-and-gray graphics and feature a four-bolt stem face cap. “EA30” is printed on the stem. EA30 stems sold as aftermarket items are included in this recall. Sold through: Independent bicycle dealers nationwide from August 2007 through August 2009 for between $500 and $1,200. Aftermarket stems were sold from August 2007 through September 2009 for about $30. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and contact any authorized Easton Sports for a free replacement stem. Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Eason Sports toll-free at (866) 892-6059 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.eastonbike.com (PDF).
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Category ID: 1850