Recall news

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Posted: Sep 13, 2011 1:35 PM
Recall news

The following recall has been announced:

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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.