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| *** Easton Bicycle Seat Post Recalled ***
Washington DC ( CPSC ) -- 10/28/2010
Bicycles Recalled by Easton Sports; Seat Post Poses Fall Hazard.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with
the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately
unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled
Name of Product: Bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts
Units: About 200
Importer: Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Hazard: The carbon top clamp of the seat post can crack,
posing a fall hazard to the user.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves bicycles with 2010 EC90 Zero seat posts.
The EC90 Zero seat posts are black with red and gray graphics. "EC90"
is printed on the post.
Sold at: Turner Suspension Bicycles, Ibis Cycles and Security Bicycle
Accessories retailers nationwide from April 2010 through August 2010
for between $150 and $200.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycles and contact
any authorized Easton Sports for a free replacement top seat clamp.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Easton Sports toll-free at
(866) 892-6059 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or
visit the firm's website at http://www.eastonbike.com
CC - http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11027.html