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Brompton Bicycle Recalls Bicycles Due To Fall Hazard

  • Image of Brompton bike
  • Affected FAG bottom bracket
  • Location of affected bottom bracket
  • Metal plate featuring 6 digit frame number
Name of Product:
Folding Brompton bicycles
Hazard:

The bicycle’s bottom bracket can break during use, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
December 21, 2017
Units:
About 8,400 (In addition, about 1,300 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Brompton at 800-578-6785 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.brompton.com and click on Voluntary recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Folding Brompton bicycles with “Brompton” printed on the bicycle’s frame. Only bicycles with serial numbers 1403284144 to 1705150001 (manufactured from April 2014 through May 2017) are included in the recall. The serial number is printed on a curved plate or sticker, applied to the rear of the seat tube. If the barcode sticker on the bike is faded or rubbed off, submit the six digit frame number stamped into the metal plate behind the bottom bracket and seat tube via email to support@brompton.com to receive the correlating serial number.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Brompton dealer for free installation of a new bottom bracket cartridge.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Specialty bicycle stores and Brompton dealers nationwide from April 2014 through September 2017 for between $1,200 and $3,000

Manufactured In:
Great Britain
Importer(s):

Brompton Bicyle Inc., of Brooklyn, New York

Recall number:
18-074
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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