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PTI Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers

Description: Bicycle Child Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2006 Release #06-159 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 515-0074 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bicycle Child Carriers Recalled Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. 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: Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers Units: About 14,000 Manufacturer: PTI Sports Inc., of Coral Gables, Fla. Hazard: If the seat is not fully seated on the rack, the plastic guide tabs on the carrier can break. If these tabs break, it could cause the seat to fall off. This poses a risk of serious injury to a child seated in the carrier. Incidents/Injuries: PTI Sports has received five reports of the bicycle child carriers falling, including three reports of minor injuries, such as bumps and scratches. Description: The carrier is a seat for a child that is attached to the back of an adult bicycle. The carrier is gray plastic with a blue rubber back and seat pad, a gray head rest, and black straps. Model number SW571T is printed on the carrier's packaging and in the owner's manual. "PTI" is printed on a yellow warning sticker on the back of the carrier seat. Sold at: Department stores, discount department stores, and military exchanges nationwide from September 2004 through November 2005 for about $50. Manufactured In: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycle child carriers. Do not return the carrier to store. Contact PTI Sports for a free safety bracket and revised installation instructions. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact PTI Sports at (800) 515-0074 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, e-mail the firm at, or visit the firm's web site at [Source]

PTI Schwinn Deluxe Bicycle Child Carriers Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date05/09/2006
Recall ID3269
Recall Number06159
Product TypeBicycle Child Carriers/Trailers
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