WASHINGTON, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Focus-Bicycles-Recalls-Izalco-Max-Bicycles
Name of Product: Focus Izalco Max Bicycles
Hazard: The headset could cause the carbon-fiber fork steer tube to crack, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact Focus Bicycles to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Focus Bicycles USA toll-free at 877-753-4480 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.focus-bikes.com and click on "Izalco Max Recall" for more information.
Units: About 470 (an additional 31 sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves the 2014-2015 Focus Izalco Max bicycles with Acros-brand upper headsets. The headsets are black with the word "Acros" printed in white on the upper headset.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 11 reports of incidents outside the United States, including one reported injury in France. No incidents have been reported in the United States.
Importer/Distributor: Focus Bicycles USA, Inc., of Carlsbad, Calif.
Manufactured in: Germany or Taiwan
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/56280r-eng.php.
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