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Salsa Bicycles Handlebar Stem Recall

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.

Name of product: Handlebar Stems Used on Salsa Bicycles

Units: About 8,600

Importer: Salsa Bicycles, a subsidiary of Quality Bicycle Products, of Bloomington, Minnesota.

Hazard: The handlebar stems can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: Salsa Bicycles has received three reports of handlebar stems breaking. One incident resulted in a rider suffering a broken wrist.

Salsa Bicycles of Bloomington, Minnesota is cooperating in the recall of nearly 9,000 handlebar stems because three stems were reported to have broken unexpectedly.

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