IKEA Canada recalls SLADDA Bicycle

Starting date:
May 24, 2018
Posting date:
May 24, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66834

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA Canada

Affected products

SLADDA Bicycle

Product description

This recall involves IKEA SLADDA bicycles. The SLADDA is a light grey, aluminum framed one-speed bicycle that comes in both 26" and 28" models. The article numbers associated with the SLADDA are 303.267.28 (26") and 603.267.36 (28"). The word IKEA is printed at the bottom of the seat tube near the crank. The article number is printed on a sticker at the bottom of the down tube.

Hazard identified

The belt drive component of the recalled product may break, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

As of May 18, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada or in the United States, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 200 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 1200 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled bicycles were sold in Canada from August 2016 to January 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the SLADDA bicycle and return it to an IKEA store for a full refund.

For more information consumers may contact IKEA Customer Service at 1-800-661-9807 or online and click on Recalls and Announcements at the bottom of the page.

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.