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Nirve Sports Cannibal Chopper Bicycles

Description: Bicycles Recalled by Nirve Sports; Stem Failure Poses Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2009 Release # 09-314 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 296-4783 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Bicycles Recalled by Nirve Sports; Stem Failure Poses 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: Cannibal Bicycles Units: About 120 Importer: Nirve Sports Ltd., of Huntington Beach, Calif. Hazard: The bicycle stem can crack and cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of serious injury if the rider falls. Incidents/Injuries: Nirve Sports has received two reports of cracked stems. In both cases, the cracks occurred during assembly of the bicycle. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves Cannibal “Chopper” model bicycles with graphic designs by artist Corey Miller. The bicycles have a black matte finish. The affected bicycles have a serial number within the following range: L8E0300001 - L8E1001050. Serial numbers are located on the bottom of the bicycle between the pedals. Sold by: Nirve Sports and authorized dealers nationwide from December 2008 through April 2009 for about $600. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and return them to the place of purchase for free repair. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nirve Sports toll-free at (888) 296-4783 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.nirve.com [Source]

Nirve Sports Cannibal Chopper Bicycles Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date08/19/2009
Recall ID5470
Recall Number09314
Product TypeBicycles & Accessories
HazardVehicle Accident
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