Bicycles Recalled by Easton Sports; Seat Post Poses Fall Hazard

Oct 28, 2010, 10:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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.

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Name of product: Bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts

Units: About 200

Importer:  Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Hazard: The carbon top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description:  This recall involves bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts. The EC90 Zero seat posts are black with red and gray graphics. "EC90" is printed on the post.

Sold at: Turner Suspension Bicycles, Ibis Cycles and Security Bicycle Accessories retailers nationwide from April 2010 through August 2010 for between $150 and $200.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and contact any authorized Easton Sports for a free replacement top seat clamp.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Eason Sports toll-free at (866) 892-6059 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.eastonbike.com.

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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 it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 892-6059

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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