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 searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 4,000
Hazard: Bolts and nuts securing the wheel can loosen and cause the rider to lose control and crash.
Description: The recalled products are Moose Racing brand training wheels for youth motorcycles and the replacement wheel kit. The training wheels have a black, one-piece, full-length metal axle with a plate that attaches to the underside of the motorcycle frame beneath the engine and two inflatable rubber wheels. The Moose Racing logo appears on the left and right sides of the axle. The replacement wheel kit is a set of two tires mounted on the wheel assembly. Replacement wheel kits and training wheels that fit the following youth motorcycle models are recalled: Honda XR/CRF 50, Kawasaki KDX/Suzuki JR 50, KTM 50, Suzuki DRZ 70, Yamaha PW50 and Yamaha TTR 50.
Sold at: Motorcycle dealerships nationwide and at Mooseracing.com, Partsunlimited.com and other online retailers from July 2012 through June 2013 for about $130.
Remedy: Remove the training wheels, and contact Cambridge Metal & Plastics for a free repair.
Contact: Call 800-457-0580 or visit www.cmp-wwm.com.