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Trek Recalls Bicycles Equipped with Front Disc Brakes to Replace Quick Release Lever Due to Crash Hazard

This is going to be the first of many from bicycle and wheel manufacturers.

Name of Product: Trek bicycles equipped with front disc brakes

Hazard: An open quick release lever on the bicycle’s front wheel hub can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider. 582 more words

Cycling

Gorsuch Recalls ERTLRENZ Ski Boot Heat Liners Due to Fire Hazard Recall Summary

Name of Product: Ertlrenz Trim Heat and Foam Heat ski boot liners

Hazard: Liner can overheat when charging, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair or replace… 535 more words

Skiing / Snow Boarding

Nearly 1-Million Trek Bikes Recalled After Rider Is Paralyzed

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Nearly one-million Trek bikes in the United States and Canada are being recalled after a person was paralyzed.

The recall affects 900,000 bikes in the United States, and 98,000 in Canada. 235 more words

News

Civia Cycles Recalls Hyland Bicycles, Aluminum Civia Fenders Due to Crash Hazard

Name of Product: Hyland Bicycles and Aluminum Fenders

Hazard: The fender mounting bracket can break or bend, posing a fall hazard to the rider.

Remedy: Refund. 566 more words

Cycling

Bauer Hockey Goalie Mask Recall [US & Canada]

US/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Bauer Hockey recalls approximately 2,500 Hockey Goalie Masks due to operational failure, facial impact and laceration hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/LRlXJ; HCSC: http://ht.ly/LRm5K… 460 more words

US CPSC

Blinds To Go Window Shade Recall [US]

US/Washington: Blinds To Go recalls approximately 200,000 Window Shades due to strangulation hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/LFyIp

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Blinds-To-Go-Recalls-Window-Shades/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled custom-made Shades have a hold-down device for the cord that is a clear, P-shaped plastic hook. 312 more words

Home & Residential

Giant Factories Water Heater Recall [US]

US/Washington: Giant Factories recalls various Water Heaters due to fire and explosion hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/LEXwj

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Giant-Factories-Recalls-Water-Heaters-Due-to-Risk-of-Fire-Explosion/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves atmospherically vented Propane and Natural Gas Water Heaters in 30, 40, 50 and 60 gallon capacities. 387 more words

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