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Recall Alert!- Burley Tailwind Bicycle Racks / Bike Trailer Hitch
Recalled as of Nov 26, 2013;
Manufacturer: burley; Category: Bikes and Tricycles
 
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Burley Tailwind Bicycle Racks-Bike Trailer Hitch Recall
   
Burley Tailwind Bicycle Racks-Bike Trailer Hitch

On 2013-11-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Burley Tailwind Bicycle Racks for Trailercycles / Bike Trailer Hitch due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2011 for about $65 to $350.

About 4,000 units are involved in this Burley bike trailer hitch recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Bicycle Trailers & Bike Child Seats category in 2013. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 300,000 product units.

problem

The top portion of the tailwind rack that connects trailercycles to a towing bicycle can break and allow the trailercycle to disconnect, posing a fall hazard.

Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The Tailwind Racks are used for hitching children's trailercycles to adult size bicycles. The aluminum racks were sold individually, in black or silver, or with Kazoo or Piccolo brand trailercycles in black only. The individual racks have stock code numbers 939001 for black and 939002 for silver, which was printed on the original packaging. The racks have double side rails. Burley is printed on the curved back plate of the rack.  

This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/36943r-eng.php

These items were sold new+ at Independent bicycle retailers and specialty outdoor retailers nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Biketrailershop.com and other websites from November 2011 through September 2013. Individual racks sold for $65 and Kazoo and Piccolo trailercycles with Tailwind Racks sold for $300 and $350 respectively.




 
 
Action!

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

Company Contact Information:

Website: www.burley.com Phone: (800) 311-5294
 
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