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SCOTT Sports SA recalls SCOTT Bicycles equipped with SYNCROS FL 1.0 Seatpost

Starting date:
May 20, 2016
Posting date:
May 20, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-58476

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Scott Sports SA.

Affected products

SCOTT Bicycles equipped with SYNCROS FL 1.0 Seatpost

Product description

This recall involves model year 2016 SCOTT men’s and women's road bicycles and seatposts. The seatposts were sold in black, grey and white, with yellow, orange, green, red, or blue decals.

The following bicycles and seatposts are included in this recall:
Model Number Name
241419 Bike Addict SL
241421 Bike Addict Team Issue (TW)
241422 Bike Addict 10 (TW)
241423 Bike Addict 15 (TW)
241425 Bike Addict 20 (TW)
241436 Bike Addict Gravel disc
241437 Bike Solace Premium disc
241438 Bike Solace 10 disc
241465 Bike Addict CX 10 disc
241995 Frame Set Addict Team Issue Di2 (HMX)
241996 Frame Set Addict Team Issue (HMX)
242001 Frame Set Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech / Di2
228381 Seatpost Syncros FL 1.0 Carbon Offset 27.2mm

The affected serial numbers can be found at the serial number finder on the SCOTT Sports website. The serial number is printed on a white sticker is and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals.

Hazard identified

SYNCROS FL 1.0 seatposts from Model Year 2016 bicycles can break while the bicycle is in use, posing a risk of injury to the rider.

Neither Health Canada nor SCOTT Sports SA has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada. No incidents have been reported in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 171 of the recalled bicycles were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,400 were sold in the United States by authorized SCOTT dealers.

Time period sold

The recalled bicycles were sold in Canada and in the United States from June 2015 to March 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Importer
Mica Sport Canada, Inc.
Bracebridge
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
SCOTT Sports SA
Givisiez
SWITZERLAND

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized SCOTT dealer. Consumers with a recalled bicycle will receive a free replacement seatpost and have it installed at no cost.

For more information, consumers may contact a SCOTT Sports representative by telephone toll-free at 1-888-607-8365 ext 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, by email, or visit the company's website.  Consumers may also contact SCOTT Sports SA by telephone at +41 264 601 900 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MET, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

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.