Moser Enterprises Recalls Schwalbe Brand Bicycle Tires
Moser Enterprises Recalls Schwalbe Brand Bicycle Tires Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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.
Name of Product: Schwalbe Ultremo R Bicycle Tires
Units: About 5,000
Importer: Moser Enterprises, of Canada
Manufacturer: Ralf Bohle GmbH, of Germany
Hazard: The tire layers could separate causing the inner tube to rupture, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall includes Schwalbe Ultremo R bicycle tires. â€œSchwalbeâ€ and â€œUltremo Râ€ are printed on the sidewall of the tires.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores and on the Web at www.schwalbetires.com from April 2009 through May 2009 for about $75.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled tires and contact their local bicycle dealer for a free replacement set of tires.
Customer Contact: For more information, contact Moser Enterprises toll-free at (888) 700-5860 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firmâ€™s Web site at www.schwalbetires.com
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
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
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