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Dynacraft Industries Vertical XL2 mountain bicycles

Description: Bicycles Sold at Target Recalled by Dynacraft Industries Inc. NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 10, 2002 Release # 02-198 Dynacraft's Recall Hotline: (800) 288-1560 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: Kim Dulic, (301) 504-7058 CPSC, Dynacraft Industries Inc. Announce Recall of Bicycles Sold at Target WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dynacraft Industries Inc., of San Rafael, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 4,700 Vertical XL2 mountain bicycles. The forks on these bicycles can break apart, causing riders to lose control, fall and suffer serious injury. Dynacraft has received six reports of the forks breaking apart on these bicycles resulting in injuries that include abrasions, cuts, bruises and broken teeth. The recall includes only 24-inch Vertical XL2 mountain bicycles, with model number 8524-21. A label on the frame near the crank housing identifies the model number. The bicycles are red. "Vertical" is written on the top tube, and "XL2" is written on the down tube. Target stores nationwide sold these mountain bikes from August 1999 through March 2000 for about $130. Consumers should stop using these bicycles immediately and contact Dynacraft Industries for information on receiving a free replacement fork and free installation. For more information, contact Dynacraft at (800) 288-1560 between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit their web site at www.dynacraftbike.com [Source]

Dynacraft Industries Vertical XL2 mountain bicycles Recall Information

Recall Date07/10/2002
Recall ID2170
Recall Number02198
Product TypeBicycles & Accessories
HazardLaceration
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