SRAM, LLC recalls certain models of Bicycle Brakes

Starting date:
November 28, 2017
Posting date:
November 28, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety, Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-65240

Affected products

Avid SD7 bicycle mechanical rim brakes

Product description

This recall involves the Avid SD7 bicycle mechanical rim brake.  The brakes were sold separately and were also installed as original equipment on ElliptiGO model 11R elliptical cycles.  The affected brakes have a date code stamped on the back of the brake arm between June 1, 2014 and May 26, 2017.  The affected brakes were either black or gray.

Hazard identified

A rivet in the brake assembly can loosen or disengage, resulting in brake failure, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.

As of November 17, 2017, the company has received no reports of injuries in Canada, and 5 reports of loose or detached rivets and no injuries in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 160 units of the affected products were sold in Canada. About 7,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected brakes were sold at bicycle stores in Canada between June 2014 and May 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Importer
Live to Play Sports Group, Inc.
Port Coquitlam
British Columbia
CANADA
Distributor
SRAM, LLC
Chicago
Illinois
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
LeeChi Enterprise Co. Ltd.
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled brakes and contact SRAM to receive free replacement brakes and installation instructions.

For more information, consumers can contact SRAM toll free at 800-346-2928 between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. EST Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST Fridays or online.

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.