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WeMakeThings Gmbh recalls Eclat Aeon bicycle crank set and WTP Envy bicycles

Starting date:
October 29, 2015
Posting date:
October 29, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-55086

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and We Make Things Gmbh

Affected products

Eclat Aeon bicycle crank set and WTP Envy Black Titan bicycles

Product description

This recall involves Eclat Aeon bicycle crank set and WTP Envy BLK Titan bicycles equipped with Aeon crankset. The crank set can be identified by the "AEON" logo close to the pedal boss. "ECLAT ESS 22MM" is etched on the end of the spindle.

The following crank sets and bicycles are included in this recall:
Product Description Size Colour UPC
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 170 mm Black 4055822002455
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 175 mm Black 4055822002486
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 170 mm Green 4555822002462
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 175 mm Green 4055822002493
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 170 mm Chrome 4555822002462
Eclat Aeon 2 pc Crank 175 mm Chrome 4055822002509
WTP Envy Bicycle 20.5" Black Titan 4055822001205
WTP Envy Bicycle 21" Black Titan 4055822001212

 

Hazard identified

The crank set may break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Neither Health Canada nor Outdoor Gear Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these bicycle crank sets.

In Germany and Belgium, WeMakeThings has received five reports of the crank breaking at the spindle. No injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 78 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 240 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2015 to July 2015 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Manufacturer
We Make Things GmbH
Köln/Cologne
GERMANY
Distributor
Outdoor Gear Canada
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crank sets and bicycles, and contact the dealer where they purchased the products to obtain a free repair.

For more information, including the location of their nearest authorized dealer, consumers can contact Outdoor Gear Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-363-0693 or by email.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.