|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 550-1110
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Stübben Steeltec Horseback Riding Stirrups Recalled Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms 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 consumer product.
Name of Product: Stübben Steeltec SEQ Stirrups
Units: About 500
Importer: Stübben North America, Inc., of Troy, Va.
Hazard: The stirrup's hinges can break, posing a fall hazard to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: Stübben has received two reports of the stirrups breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled stirrups are attached by straps to a saddle and are used by horseback riders to help them mount a horse or for support while riding. They are made of stainless steel and have a hinge on each side. "Stübben STEELtec" is printed on the stirrups. They were sold in three sizes: 4 ½", 4 ¾", and 5".
Sold at: Stübben authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through May 2007 for about $100 per pair.
Manufactured in: Pakistan
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the stirrups immediately and return them to Stübben to receive a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Stübben North America, Inc. at (800) 550-1110 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.stubbennorthamerica.com
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