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Trek Recalls Bontrager Line Pro Bicycle Pedals Due to Fall Hazard

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Trek Recalls Bontrager Line Pro Bicycle Pedals Due to Fall Hazard

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WASHINGTON, July 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Trek-Recalls-Bontrager-Line-Pro-Bicycle-Pedals-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

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Recall Summary

Name of Product:  Bontrager Line Pro flat bicycle pedals

Hazard:  The spindle of one or both of the pedals can break, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle pedals and take them to a Trek retailer for a free repair.

Consumer Contact:

Trek at 800-373-4594 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.trekbikes.com and click on Safety & Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 9,630 pairs (in addition, 600 pairs were sold in Canada)

Description:
This recall involves all Bontrager Line Pro flat bicycle pedals. These aluminum pedals come in orange and black. "Line Pro" and "Bontrager" are printed on the body of the pedal.

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received five reports of broken spindles in the bicycle pedals. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:  Independent bicycle stores nationwide and online at www.trekbikes.com and other online retailers from April 2016 through June 2018 for about $100 for the pedals.

Importer:  Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Distributor:  Trek Bicycle Corporation, of Waterloo, Wis.

Manufactured in:  Taiwan

In Conjunction With: Canada

Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67212r-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.

About U.S. CPSC:
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

For more lifesaving information, follow us on Facebook, Instagram @USCPSC and Twitter @USCPSC or sign up to receive our e-mail alerts. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at 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
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: 301-504-7908
Spanish: 301-504-7800

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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