2020 Salsa Cutthroat Bicycles, Framesets, and Aftermarket Forks recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
November 10, 2020
Posting date:
November 10, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74273

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: 2020 Salsa Cutthroat Bicycles, Framesets, and Aftermarket Forks.
  • Issue: The fork can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the user. 
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycle and contact the place of purchase for an inspection and free replacement fork.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Quality Bicycle Products, Inc.

Affected products

2020 Salsa Cutthroat Bicycles, Framesets, and Aftermarket Forks

Product description

This recall involves only Salsa Cutthroat bicycles, framesets and forks in which the fork serial number contains the letter G. The Cutthroat fork serial number is visible when the fork is removed from the frame.

The following 2020 Salsa Cutthroat model names are affected by the recall:

  • GRX 810 Di2 Bike – 29", Carbon, White
  • GRX 810 1x Bike – 29", Carbon, Bright Yellow
  • GRX 600 Bike – 29", Carbon, Teal
  • Apex 1 Bike – 29", Carbon, Pink
  • Apex 1 Bike – 29", Carbon, Raw
  • Cutthroat Frameset
  • Carbon Deluxe V2 Aftermarket Fork (Matte and Gloss)

Hazard identified

In some instances, the fork can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the user.

As of October 28, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received seven reports of cracked or fractured forks, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 114 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 600 were sold in the United States. 

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2019 to September 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Quality Bicycle Products, Inc.
Minneapolis
Minnesota
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact the retailer where they purchased the bicycle, frameset or fork for an inspection and free replacement fork.

For more information, consumers may contact Quality Bicycle Products, Inc. at (877) 774-6208 from 12pm to 6pm CST Monday to Friday, via email  or online.

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.