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Full Speed Ahead Scatto bicycle wheel quick releases

Description: September 29, 2004Release #04-227 Full Speed Ahead's Hotline: (877) 743-3372 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Full Speed Ahead Announce Recall of Scatto Bicycle Wheel Quick Releases WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Full Speed Ahead (FSA) Scatto bicycle wheel quick releases Units: About 1,375 setsManufacturer: Full Speed Ahead, Inc. of Woodinville, Washington Hazard: An internal part in the lever mechanism can break, reducing clamping effectiveness and rendering the unit inoperable, potentially causing a bicyclist to fall. Incidents/Injuries: There have been 12 reports of the quick release mechanism failing, but no injuries have been reported. Description: The Full Speed Ahead Scatto quick release was sold as standard equipment for RD-400 and XC-300 bicycle wheelsets and also separately. The levers are laser etched "FSA" and the end pieces have a distinctive round shape. Sold at: Bike shops, catalogs, and Web sites sold the recalled quick releases nationwide from October 2003 through September 2004 for $49.95 per set. Manufactured in: TaiwanRemedy: Free replacement. Consumers should stop using the quick releases and call Full Speed Ahead toll-free at (877) 743-3372 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or write to Full Speed Ahead, Inc., 12810 NE 178th St #102, Woodinville, WA 98072 [Source]

Full Speed Ahead Scatto bicycle wheel quick releases Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date09/29/2004
Recall ID2696
Recall Number04227
Product TypeBicycles & Accessories
HazardVehicle Accident
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