Argon 18 Electron-Pro 2020 bikes recalled due to fall hazard

Starting date:
November 13, 2020
Posting date:
November 13, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74311

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Argon 18 Electron-Pro 2020 bikes.
  • Issue: A defect in the bike's steerer module may pose a fall hazard to users.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and contact an Argon 18 retailer for a replacement part.

Affected products

Argon 18 Electron-Pro 2020 bikes, Sprint and Pursuit models

Product description

This recall involves Argon 18 Electron-Pro 2020 bikes, matte black in colour with a white "Argon 18" logo and red accents (on the top tube, the inside of the front fork and the inside of the rear triangle). Sprint and Pursuit Electron Pro bikes are both sold as "framesets". The affected models were sold after June 2019.

Hazard identified

The defect in the steerer module that comes with the bike, used to assemble the traditional bar on the front fork, may pose a fall hazard to users.

As of November 6, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 29 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

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

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Argon 18
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact an Argon 18 retailer for a replacement part.

For more information, consumers may contact Argon 18 at the toll free number 1-519-664-2252 (ext. 6609), Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 5:00pm EST, via email or visit the company's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents or concerns 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.