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.
Hazard: The handlebars can loosen or separate during use. This can cause the rider to lose control and/or crash.
Description: Recalled are Marin 2014 model MBX 50 and Tiny Trail boys’ and girls’ bicycles with 16-inch knobby tires. The single-speed bicycles have high-rise handlebars and training wheels. The boys’ bicycles were sold in red and have serial numbers starting with HA14980. The girls’ bicycles were sold in purple and have serial numbers starting with HA14982.
Sold at: Bicycles stores nationwide from September 2013 through December 2014 for about $250.
Remedy: Contact Marin for a replacement handlebar stem.
Contact: Call 800-222-7557 or visit www.marinbikes.com.