Wishbone Design Recycled Edition Bike Recall [US]


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US/Washington: 5914 - WishboneDesignRecycledEditionBikesWishbone Design recalls approximately 5,200 Recycled Edition Bikes due to pinching, laceration and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/SYE2F

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Wishbone-Design-Recalls-Recycled-Edition-Bikes/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the Wishbone Recycled (RE) Bikes are made from recycled black plastic materials with 12-inch, air-filled white rubber tires. The adjustable seat height ranges from 9 to 20 inches. The bikes weigh about 10 pounds.

The two recalled Bikes include one 3-in-1 model, which is adjustable as a 3-wheeler or 2-wheeler with a high seat or low seat; and one 2-wheeler model, which is adjustable with a high or low seat.

The date codes for production appear in a round dial on the front frame of the Bikes under the seat. Date codes are either December 2013 or May 2014. The year appears in the center of the dial and the arrow points to the month. There is also a Wishbone logo embossed on each bike fork.

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

According to the CPSC, the handlebar can pinch fingers placed at the center where the handlebar connects to the bike frame. The firm received reports of four (4) incidents, including two injuries. One required stitches and one required restorative surgery.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Bikes, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Wishbone Design Studio at 1-888-748-7453 from 8:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.wishbonedesign.com and click on the “Product Care” link and then “Safety & Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-251
Recalls Direct RIN: 5914-2015
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