Pedego Electric Bicycle Battery Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Pedego Electric Bicycle Battery Recall [US]Pedego recalls approximately 5,000 Electric Bicycle Batteries due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/MRzj6

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Pedego-Recalls-Electric-Bicycle-Batteries/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain 36-volt and 48-volt Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries sold separately and as original equipment with Pedego Electric Bikes.

The recalled Batteries were sold in both 36V and 48V voltage ratings and in two styles for each voltage. One style has a silver or black metal case that measures about 13-1/2 inches long, 6-1/2 inches wide and 2-1/2 inches high, with black plastic end caps and a handle. The other style has a black or white plastic case that measures about 14 inches long, 6-1/2 inches wide and 2-1/2 inches high with a red indicator lamp on one end.

All of the recalled Batteries have serial numbers that start with the designator, “DLG”. A label with the serial number is located on one side of the metal Batteries and on the underside of the plastic Batteries.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional photos of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the Batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard. Pedego has received six (6) reports of batteries overheating and catching fire, including one report of property damage. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the any of the recalled Batteries, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Pedego for a free replacement Battery.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at Pedego Electric Bikes from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail Pedego at info@batteryrecall2015.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.pedegoelectricbikes.com and click on the “Voluntary Battery Recall” link.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-124
Recalls Direct RIN: 5277-2015
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