Harrier & Giant Pinner DH Bike Pedal Recall [US]


Harrier & Giant Pinner DH Bike Pedal Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: VP Components, a Taiwan establishment, recalls an estimated 5,400 (i.e., 2,700 pairs) of Harrier branded and Giant Pinner DH branded Bike Pedals from the American marketplace due to suspected component failure, loss of vehicle control and falls with consequential risks of laceration, concussion and bone fracture, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/QIji30qw7zG

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/VP-Harrier-and-Giant-Pinner-Bicycle-Pedals-Recalled-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards-Made-by-VP-Components

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves VP Components Harrier branded and Giant Pinner DH branded Bike Pedals, as follows:

  • The recalled Bike Pedals were sold separately from the bicycle frames. In the recalled Pedal models, a spindle extends through the pedal body itself with one end of the spindle attached to the end of the crank arm of the bicycle while other end of the spindle is secured to the Pedal body with a special fastener. The recalled Pedals were sold in red, silver or black colors with with a “Harrier” or “Giant” brand printed on the pedal body.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Pedal body can separate from the Pedal spindle. If this defect occurs, it can result in a loss of balance, posing fall and injury hazards for the rider and/or passengers such as small children in bike carriers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bike Pedals, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the products to the store where you purchased them for free replacement pedals.

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

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact the VP Components Customer Service toll-free at 1-844-698-8883 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.vpcomponents.com and click on the “Product Recall” link for Harrier pedals or visit http://www.giant-bicycles.com/us and click on the “Recall Information” link for Giant Pinner DH pedals. Alternatively, you can reach the company by e-mail at inquiry@vpcomponents.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bike Pedals, please search for “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 Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “lacerations” 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 VP Components, please search for “VP Components” 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 under the Harrier brand, please search for “Harrier” 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 under the Giant Pinner brand, please search for “Giant Pinner” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 20-104
Recalls Direct RIN: 12892-2020
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