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: Triax PK7 and Vertical PK7 Bicycles
Units: About 32,000
Distributor: Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.
Manufacturer: Shun Lu Bicycle Company, of Guangdong, China
Hazard: The bicycle frame can crack while in use, causing the rider to
lose control and suffer injuries from a fall or collision.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of bicycle frames
cracking, resulting in minor injuries including scratches to the legs
Description: This recall involves Triax PK7 (model 8509-24) and Vertical
PK7 (model 8596-71T) 20-inch aluminum cushion framed bicycles. The Triax
model was manufactured between October 2005 and May 2006, and the
Vertical model was manufactured between August 2004 and December 2004.
The model numbers and manufacture dates are printed on a label affixed
to the bicycle frame.
Sold at: Target stores nationwide from September 2004 through early
February 2007 for about $100.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop riding these bicycles immediately and
return them to the nearest Target store to receive a full refund,
including applicable sales tax.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Dynacraft at (800)
551-0032 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit
the firm's Web site at www.dynacraftbike.com. For additional
information, please contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and
6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.target.com.
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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