May 24, 2018, 12:17 ET
WASHINGTON, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/IKEA-Recalls-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-Hazard
Name of Product: SLADDA bicycles
Hazard: The bicycle belt can break, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.
IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page, then on Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.
Units: About 4,900 (In addition, about 200 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves IKEA 26 inch and 28 inch SLADDA bicycles. The recalled bicycles are a light grey and have an aluminum frame. IKEA is printed at the bottom of the seat tube near the crank. The article number is printed on a sticker at the bottom of the down tube.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S.
Sold At: Exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from August 2016 through January 2018 for between $400 and $500.
Importer: IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland
Distributor: IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland
Manufactured in: China
In Conjunction With: Canada
Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66834r-eng.php
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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