Specialized Bicycle Headlight & Taillight Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Specialized Bicycle Headlight & Taillight Recall [US]Specialized Bicycle Components recalls an estimated 110,000 Bicycle Headlights and Taillights due to fire and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/10i0uk

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Specialized-Bicycle-Components-Recalls-Headlights-and-Taillights/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recall includes Specialized Flux and Stix Sport and Comp model Bicycle Headlights and Taillights sold separately as aftermarket equipment. They have rechargeable batteries with USB ports, as follows:

  • Flux Headlights: Flux Headlights have a round, metal mounting system that fits both flat and drop handlebars. The brand, “Flux” is printed on the side of the black, rectangular-shaped lights and on the bottom of the pewter-colored aluminum casing.
  • Flux Taillights: Flux Taillights have a pewter-colored base with a 110-lumen light on the top. They mount on 27.2 mm, 30.9 mm and Venge seat posts. The Specialized logo is printed on top of the Taillights. They have a sensor to boost output in flash mode during the daytime.
  • Stix Headlights: Stix Headlights are black with a 70-lumen light (“Stix Sport”) or a 105-lumen light (Stix Comp). They mount on handlebars between 22.2 mm and 35 mm in diameter. The brand, “Stix” is printed in white letters on the end of the headlight.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Headlights and Tailights are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Headlights and Taillights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The firm has received four (4) reports of Flux Headlights or Taillights overheating and two (2) reports of Stix Headlights expanding and bursting. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bicycle Parts, 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 Specialized Bicycle Components at 1-800-722-4423 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.specialized.com on the Safety Notices link for more information.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-128
Recalls Direct RIN: 6780-2016
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