Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc. recalls Bicycles with Stout Crankarms

Starting date:
June 1, 2018
Posting date:
June 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66912

Affected products

Specialized Fuse Comp and Fatboy SE bicycles (Model Year 2018) equipped with Stout Crankarms

Product description

This recall involves Model Year 2018 Specialized-branded Fuse Comp 6Fattie/29 and Fatboy SE bicycles equipped with Stout crankarms. They are entry-level alloy cranks with a direct-mount chainring for general mountain biking use. "Stout" is written on the crankarm.

Hazard identified

The crankarm can disengage and cause the rider to lose control, posing fall and injury hazards.

As of May 11 2018, the company has received no report of incident or injury in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 377 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 2017 to May 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc.
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles with Stout crankarms and contact an Authorized Specialized Retailer for instructions on how to receive a free replacement crankarm.

For more information, consumers can contact Specialized Bicycle Components Canada, Inc. toll-free at 1-800-465-8887 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm EST, by email or online and click on "Safety Notices".

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.