Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick Scooter Recall [US]


Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick Scooter Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Leitmotif Services, doing business as fluidfreeride, a Miami, Florida establishment, recalls an estimated 1,866 Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick Scooters due to suspected brake failure and consequential risk of lacerations and/or bone fractures, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/xIWQ30pMvpm

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/fluidfreeride-Recalls-Mercane-WideWheel-Electric-Scooters-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all current Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick Scooters, as follows:

  • The foldable electric Scooters are gray aluminum alloy and have four-inch-wide wheels. The brands, “WideWheel” and “Mercane” are printed on the Scooter’s foot platform and have a single 500 watt motor with an 8.8 Ah battery or dual 500 watt motors with a 13.2Ah battery.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Electric Kick Scooters can be found on the Web site listed above.

According to the CPSC, the brake caliper can fail causing the rider to lose control and suffer serious bodily harm. If this defect occurs, it poses fall and injury hazards. The firm has received fifteen (15) reports of brake failure and four (4) reports of injuries including two (2) bloody knees, lower back bruises and a sprained ankle.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Electric Kick Scooters, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact fluidfreeride for a free repair. In addition, fluidfreeride is contacting all known purchasers directly.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat burn and/or bone fractures.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact fluidfreeride toll-free at 1-855-949-0192 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.fluidfreeride.com and clicking on the “Recall” link at the top of the page for more information or by e-mail at support@fluidfreeride.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Scooters, please search for “scooters” or more generically, “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Leitmotif Services, please search for “Leitmotif” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by fluidfreeride, please search for “fluidfreeride” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-702
Recalls Direct RIN: 12209-2019
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