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Huffy Recalls Slider Tricycles Due to Loss of Control Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

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WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product:  2012 Huffy® 20-Inch Slider Tricycle

Hazard: The handlebar can unexpectedly loosen while in use, causing the rider to lose control. This poses crash and fall hazards for the rider.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the tricycle and contact Huffy for instructions on how to obtain a refund.

Consumer Contact:  Huffy toll-free at (888) 366-3828 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.huffybikes.com and click on "Product Recall" on the bottom of the page.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Huffy-Recalls-Slider-Tricycles

Recall Details

Units; About 5,040
Description: The recalled product is 2012 model year 20-inch, three-wheeled Slider. The tricycle has a white frame with a black seat and black handlebars. "Huffy" is printed on the front of the frame; "Slider" is printed on the frame's side. The model number, 98682, is located on the frame under the seat.
Incidents/Injuries:
None reported
Sold Exclusively at:
Toys R Us nationwide from January 2013 through February 2013 for about $100.
Importer: Huffy Bicycles, of Centerville, Ohio
Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.

Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Use this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Hotline can be used to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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