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
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67212

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

Affected products

Bontrager Line Pro flat bicycle pedals

Product description

This recall involves all Bontrager Line Pro flat pedals. The pedals are sold in pairs as an aftermarket product.

The following Bontrager Line Pro flat pedals are recalled:
Colour SKU UPC Code
Black Pedal SKU 524431 601479435913
Orange Pedal SKU 531577 601479438853

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.

Companies

Distributor
Trek Bicycle Corporation
Waterloo
Wisconsin
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
VP Components Co., Ltd.
Taichung
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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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.