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Civia Cycles Recalls Hyland Bicycles and Aluminum Bicycle Fenders

Starting date:
April 30, 2015
Posting date:
April 30, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-53145

Affected products

Civia Hyland aluminum bicycle fenders

Product description

This recall involves all Civia Hyland bicycles sold with the fenders as original equipment and Civia Hyland aluminum bicycle fenders sold separately as aftermarket sets.  The recalled bicycle fenders are round, size 700c x 35mm and have the Civia logo on the front and rear sides of each fender.

The fender sets came in black, blue, green, olive, red and silver. Hyland bicycles came in blue, green, olive and red. The bicycles have Hyland on the top tube, Civia on the down tube and the Civia logo on the seat tube.

Hazard identified

The fender mounting bracket can break or bend, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Neither Health Canada nor Civia Cycles has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 21 recalled units were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled bicycles were sold between May 2008 and November 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Manufacturer
Ching Chern Industrial Co. Ltd.
Changhua County
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Distributor
Civia Cycles
Bloomington
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop riding bicycles with the recalled fenders and contact an authorized Civia Cycles dealer to receive a $60 credit.

For additional information, consumers may contact Civia Cycles toll free at 1-877-311-7686, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday. Consumers may also visit Civia Cycles' website and click on Hyland Fender Recall for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.