The following recall has been announced:
BICYCLE PEDAL TRAILERS
DETAILS: Weehoo iGo Bicycle Pedal Trailers manufactured by Weehoo Inc. of Golden, Colo.; sold at bicycle retail stores nationwide between April and July 2011. The trailer has a steel frame with an adjustable seat for passengers 38 to 52 inches tall, two pedals with straps, an enclosed sprocket and chain, a 20-inch wheel, two pannier pockets, a flagpole and a flag. The seat, pannier pockets, and flag are made of red, heavy-duty nylon. They were manufactured in Taiwan.
WHY: The receiver on the trailer's seat post hitch can crack and cause the trailer to detach, posing fall and crash hazards to the child in the seat.
INCIDENTS: CPSC and Weehoo have received one report of the trailer's receiver cracking while in use. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 2,700.
FOR MORE: Contact Weehoo at 800-538-6950 or visit the firm's website at http://www.weehoobicycletrailer.com.