Giant Pinner DH and VP Harrier bicycle pedals recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
May 14, 2020
Posting date:
May 14, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73069

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Giant Pinner DH and VP Harrier Bicycle Pedals.
  • Issue: The pedals can unexpectedly slide off the spindle, posing a fall hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to the place of purchase for a free replacement.

Affected products

Giant Pinner DH and VP Harrier Bicycle Pedals

Product description

The Giant Pinner DH pedals have the "Giant" logo marking on them. The VP Harrier pedals are marked with "Harrier". The locking fasteners at the end of the spindles are attached flush to the pedals.

Giant Pinner DH and VP Harrier pedals that have locking fasteners protruding at the end of the spindle are NOT included in this recall. 

Hazard identified

The locking fastener can fail allowing the pedal to slide off the spindle, posing a potential fall hazard to the rider.

As of May 4, 2020, the company has received 20 reports of the pedal detaching in Canada, and one report of injury.

Number sold

Approximately 364 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2017 to May 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
Giant Bicycles Canada, Inc.
North Vancouver
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
VP Components Co., Ltd.
Taichung
Alberta
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the pedals and return them to the place of purchase for a free replacement.

For more information, consumers can contact VP Components toll-free at 844-698-8883 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday, by email, or by visiting the VP Components website for Harrier pedals or the Giant Bicycles website for Pinner DH pedals.

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.