TerraTrike recalls Rambler x16, Rambler All Terrain and Rambler E.V.O. Adult Tricycles

Starting date:
October 9, 2018
Posting date:
October 9, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67890

Affected products

TerraTrike Adult Tricycles - Rambler x16, Rambler All Terrain and Rambler E.V.O. 

Product description

This recall involves adult, pedal powered tricycles. The recalled models include: TerraTrike Rambler x16 (orange), Rambler All Terrain (green) and Rambler E.V.O. (yellow). They have two wheels in the front and one wheel in the back and a black canvas seat. The trikes, depending upon model, come with either three 20-inch wheels or three 24-inch wheels.

The model names are located on the outrigger tubes that come out of the main tube and connect to the front wheels. The serial numbers included in this recall are listed on the firm's website and are located under the main tube on a barcoded sticker near the rear wheel. The serial numbers are also stamped into the head (vertical) tube of the outrigger.

Hazard identified

The right hand wheel hub mount can bend or break and cause the rider to lose control, posing serious crash and injury hazards.

As of September 27, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.  In the United States, there have been seven reports of the hub mounts bending or breaking with no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 13 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from May 2018 to August 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Distributor
TerraTrike
Grand Rapids
Michigan
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled trikes and return them to the place of purchase for a free repair.

For more information, consumers can contact TerraTrike toll-free at 1-800-945-9110 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday 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.