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Expanded recall: SR Suntour N.A. recalls various SR Suntour Bicycle Forks
- Starting date:
- July 10, 2015
- Posting date:
- July 10, 2015
- 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 SR Suntour N.A.
SR Suntour Bicycle Forks Models M3010, M3020, M3030, NEX and XCT
This recall involves SR Suntour N.A. bicycle forks that have been incorporated into finished bicycles under the following brands: GT, Giant, INA International, Scott, Trek, Cannondale, Diamondback and Schwinn brands.
|Model Number||Size||Manufacturing||Serial Number Range|
|M3010||24||11/01/2014 - 01/27/2015||K*141101 to K* 150127|
The model number, serial number range and size are vertically etched on the bicycle fork crown. A detailed list of the specific model numbers included in the recall is on the firm’s website.
If the fixing bolt breaks, the bicycle fork may not properly function as a shock absorber. The top part of the fork can separate from the bottom part of the fork if the fork is lifted from the ground, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Neither Health Canada nor SR Suntour N.A. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these bicycle forks in Canada.
In the United States, SR Suntour N.A. has received 2 reports of consumer incidents involving minor injuries, such as scrapes.
Approximately 33,644 recalled forks were sold in Canada, and approximately 67,863 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold at authorized GT, Giant, INA International, Scott, Trek, Cannondale, Diamondback and Schwinn dealers from November 2014 to June 2015.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
SR Suntour Machinery (Kunshan) Co. Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles equipped with these forks and contact their retailer for a free inspection and repair if necessary. The repair will consist of replacement of the fixing bolt, if needed.
For more information, consumers may contact SR Suntour N.A. at 1-888-820-8458, between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday. Consumers may also visit 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.
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