The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at


Units: About 44,000 bicycle trailers and 70,000 bicycle trailer conversion kits

Manufacturer: Thule Child Transport Systems Ltd., d/b/a Chariot Carriers, of Calgary, Canada

Hazard: The bicycle trailer’s hitch mechanisms can crack and break, allowing the trailer to detach from the bicycle.

Description: Trailers have serial numbers from 1205-xxxx to 0710-xxxx printed on the left side of their frames. The conversion kits, which have the model number “20100503” printed next to their warning labels, have hitch arms, used for attaching carriers to bicycles. Older conversion kits, without labels, are also being recalled. These have release push buttons located where the hitch arms insert into the carriers.

Sold at: Specialty bicycle stores nationwide and online from December 2005 to August 2010 for $400 to $925 for Chariot bicycle trailers and from October 2002 through August 2011 for $40 to $70 for bicycle trailer conversion kits.

Remedy: Contact Chariot Carriers for a free repair kit.

Contact: Call 800-262-8651 or visit