Specialized Tarmac SL7 Bicycle & Frameset Recall [US]


Specialized Tarmac SL7 Bicycle & Frameset Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Specialized Bicycle Components Inc., a Morgan Hill, California establishment, recalls an estimated 6,900 Specialized branded Tarmac SL7 Bicycles and Framesets from the American marketplace due to suspected structural failure and component breakage with consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-changing injury.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/h6cJ30rXWMR

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Specialized-Bicycle-Components-Recalls-Tarmac-SL7-Bicycles-and-Framesets-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Specialized Bicycle Components Tarmac SL7 Bicycles and Framesets and marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • Specialized Tarmac SL7 Bicycles and Framesets, sold with the model, “Tarmac” printed on the back of the Bicycle’s Seat Tube. There is an integrated (i.e., hidden) cable routing through the Bicycle’s Headset. The brands, “Specialized” or “SWORKS” can be found printed on the Bicycle’s Downtube.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Bicycle’s Fork Steerer Tube can crack or break after harsh or sudden impact such as hitting a deep pothole, curb or other stress event, posing a risk of injury, or causing the Bicycle to stop unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the riders who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

As of press time, the company had received two (2) reports of the Bicycle’s Fork Steerer Tube breaking after harsh frontal impact. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Specialized Tarmac SL7 Bicycles and Framesets please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Specialized Bicycle Components for a free inspection and repair.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury.

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Tips___________________________________________________________

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact authorized Specialized retailers or Specialized Bicycle Components Customer Service toll-free at 1-877-808-8154 from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Mountain Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at http://www.specialized.com and click on the “Safety Notifications” link at the bottom of the page for more information or by e-mail at ridercare@specialized.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycles, please search for “bicycle” 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 Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) or Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Specialized Bicycle Components, please search for “Specialized” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Tarmac brand, please search for “Tarmac” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 22-006
Recalls Direct RIN: 15043-2021
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