Chain breakage threat prompts 'NEXT' bicycle recall
Bicycles like this one are the subject of a recall due to possible chain breakage.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionSeptember 23, 2011, 12:31pm 3,240 views Post a comment
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Bicycles
Units: About 91,000
Importer: Bridgeway International of Naples, Fla.
Hazard: The bicycle chain can break, causing a rider to lose control and fall.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of 11 reports of incidents, including nine reports of injuries, including lacerations and contusions.
Description: This recall involves "NEXT"-branded men's 26-inch hybrid bicycles. The bicycles are red or orange. "Power X" and "Suspension" are printed on the frame. Model numbers LBH2611M and LBH2611M2 are included in this recall. The model number is located on the frame between the pedals.
Sold at: Walmart from February 2011 through July 2011 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact the company for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bridgeway International at (877) 934-3228 anytime or visit the firm's website at www.powerxbike.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled product, please go to:
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