Trek Bicycle Corporation recalls Bontrager Line Pro Flat Bicycle Pedals
- Starting date:
- July 26, 2018
- Posting date:
- July 26, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fall Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Trek Bicycle Corporation
Bontrager Line Pro flat bicycle pedals
This recall involves all Bontrager Line Pro flat pedals. The pedals are sold in pairs as an aftermarket product.
|Black Pedal||SKU 524431||601479435913|
|Orange Pedal||SKU 531577||601479438853|
The pedals may have been manufactured with hydrogen embrittlement in the spindle of the pedals, causing one or both of the pedals to fail. When it fails, the pedal body separates from the spindle. If this happens while the bicycle is being operated, the rider could potentially lose control of the bicycle and fall.
As of July 4, 2018, the company has received 1 report of pedal separation in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 13 reports of pedal separation, and no reports of injuries.
Approximately 620 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 9,630 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from April 2016 to June 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Taiwan.
Trek Bicycle Corporation
VP Components Co., Ltd.
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and bring the affected product to the retailer for repair.
For more information, consumers may contact Trek Bicycle at 1-800-373-4594 from 8:00am to 6:00pm CT, Monday through Friday or through the company's website.
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.