CPSC Recall: Electra Bicycle Company Recalls Bicycles with Front Trays
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: 2009 Model Electra Bicycles with Front Trays
Units: About 3,000
Importer: Electra Bicycle Company LLC, of Vista, Calif.
Hazard: The front tray on the bicycle can come loose and contact the front tire, posing a fall hazard to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: Electra Bicycle has received four reports of the front tray coming loose, including one incident that resulted in minor cuts and bruises.
Description: This recall involves the following Electra 2009 model bicycles: Delivery 3i, Delivery 8D, Holiday 3i and Surf 3i.
Sold by: Authorized Electra Bicycle dealers nationwide from October 2008 through February 2009 for between $600 and $750.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding these bicycles and contact an Electra Bicycle dealer for a free inspection and repair.
Contact: For additional information, contact Electra Bicycle at (800) 261-1644 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.electrabike.com
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 11, 2009
Release # 09-149 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 261-1644
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908