Wednesday, August 19, 2009
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 19, 2009
Release # 09-310 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 311-5294
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Media Contact: Riana Linsky (800) 423-8445
Burley Design Recalls Child Trailers Due to Risk of Injury
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.
Name of Products: 2009 d’lite ST and Solo ST Child Trailers
Units: About 2,700
Manufacturer: Burley Design LLC, of Eugene, Ore.
Hazard: The axle assembly’s internal sleeve can loosen, causing one wheel to separate from the trailer. This poses a risk of injury to the child occupant or bike rider.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled products are two-wheeled child trailers designed to carry one or two children behind a bicycle. Only the 2009 d’lite ST and 2009 Solo ST trailers with serial numbers that begin with D939 or D948 are included in the recall. The serial number is located in the rear cargo area behind the seat on the lower left rear frame tube. The trailers have “d’lite ST” or “solo ST” screen printed on the cover.
Sold by: Independent bicycle retailers and specialty outdoor retailers nationwide and on various web sites from November 2008 through June 2009 for between $550 and $600.
Manufactured in: Philippines
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the trailer immediately and contact Burley to receive a free repair kit or to locate a retailer to assist with the free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Burley at (800) 311-5294 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.burley.com/STProductRecall/
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
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