Posted on February 26, 2009 in Personal Injury
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.