BTWIN Baby Seat 100 BCLIP for bicycles recalled due to a fall hazard

Starting date:
January 24, 2020
Posting date:
January 24, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-72163

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: BTWIN Baby Seat 100 BCLIP for bicycles.
  • Issue: The plastic buckle can break, posing a fall hazard to the child.
  • What to do: Consumers should verify if their bicycle seat is affected. If so, return the affected seat to a Décathlon store for a refund.

Affected products

BTWIN Baby Seat 100 BCLIP for bicycles.

Product description

This recall involves the BTWIN Baby Seat 100 BCLIP for bicycles. The child bicycle seat has a black plastic outer shell with footrest and a blue inner seat cushion with black straps.

The model number 8486914 and item number 2538309 can be found on the instruction manual.

Hazard identified

The attachment point of the child's buckle can break and the child can slip out of the seat, posing a fall hazard.

As of January 10, 2020, Décathlon Canada Inc. has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 115 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2018 to October 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Portugal.

Companies

Distributor
Décathlon Canada inc.
Brossard
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Polisport Plásticos SA
Aveiro
PORTUGAL

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What you should do

Consumers should verify if their bicycle seat is affected using the attached photos. In the case where you find a turquoise blue line in your baby seat, return the seat to a Décathlon store for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Décathlon Canada Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-844-533-3322, Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., by email, or by visiting the company 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.