Mountain Equipment Co-op recalls Aquanot Rolltop 20 L Pannier

Starting date:
August 28, 2017
Posting date:
August 28, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Mountain Equipment Co-op Aquanot Rolltop 20 L Pannier

Product description

This recall involves Mountain Equipment Co-op Aquanot Rolltop 20 L bicycle panniers with model number 5035-441. The unisex panniers were available in two colours: indigo/cobalt and black.

The panniers are made of 600-denier polyester and contain a top pocket, sleeves for a lock and a pump, and a zippered hanging pocket for keys, phone or wallet.

Hazard identified

The stud projecting from the body of the Aquanot pannier may detach and cause the pannier strap to become momentarily entangled in bicycle spokes, posing an injury or fall hazard.

As of August 15, 2017, Mountain Equipment Co-op has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 2,163 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The product was distributed from September 25, 2015 to July 6, 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Philippines.


Mountain Equipment Co-op
British Columbia

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and inspect the panniers for any loosened bolts. If any of the bolts specified to be secured with Loctite are coming loose, tighten them or bring the pannier to any Mountain Equipment Co-op store to have them tightened.

For more information, consumers may contact Mountain Equipment Co-op's service centre by telephone toll-free at 1-888-847-0700 Monday to Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. PST, Saturday from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 pm PST, Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PST or by email

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

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.