The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Eecycleworks LLC, on August 28, 2012, announced a voluntary recall of about 400 bicycle brakes. The bridge of the brakes can crack, posing a fall hazard to riders. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. The brakes were sold at specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and eecycleworks.com from September 2008 through March 2011 for between $570 and $590.
The firm has received two reports of brakes cracking, one of which resulted in scrapes and bruises.
This recall involves “eebrake” model aftermarket brakes sold between September, 2008 and March, 2011 for use on adult road racing bicycles. The recalled models have both a white “ee” logo on the front of the brakes and a five-digit serial number beginning with either “80xxx” or “09xxx” engraved on either the front or the back of the strut portion of the brake.
Consumers should contact eecycleworks or the retailer where they purchased the brakes for a free replacement bridge. For additional information, please contact eecycleworks toll-free at (855) 838-6924 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.eecycleworks.com.
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 them about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
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