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VP Harrier and Giant Pinner Bicycle Pedals Recalled Due to Fall and Injury Hazards; Made by VP Components

  • VP Components Harrier pedal subject to recall
  • VP Components Harrier pedal not subject to recall
  • Giant DH pedal subject to recall
  • Giant DH pedal not subject to recall
Name of Product:
VP Harrier and Giant Pinner DH bicycle pedals
Hazard:

The pedal body can separate from the pedal spindle resulting in a loss of balance, posing fall and injury hazards for the rider.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
April 02, 2020
Units:
About 5,400 (2,700 pairs) Harrier and Giant Pinner DH pedals
Consumer Contact

VP Components toll-free at 844-698-8883 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or email inquiry@vpcomponents.com, or visit www.vpcomponents.com and click on “Product Recall” (for Harrier pedals) or visit www.giant-bicycles.com/us and click on “Recall Information” (for Giant Pinner DH pedals).

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves VP Components Harrier and Giant Pinner DH bicycle pedals. The pedals were sold separately from bicycles. A spindle extends through the pedal body.  One end of the spindle is attached to the end of the crank arm of the bicycle. The other end of the spindle is secured to the pedal body with a fastener. The pedals are red, silver or black-colored with Harrier or Giant printed on the pedal body.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle pedals contact the bike shop or online retailer where the pedals were originally purchased to arrange for free replacement pedals.

Incidents/Injuries:

VP Components has received 79 reports of broken spindles and one report of a rider injured in a fall, after the spindle of a Giant Pinner DH model pedal separated from the body of the pedal.

Sold At

Bicycle stores nationwide and online at various websites from approximately May 2017 through December 2017 for between $113 and $116 each.

Manufacturer(s):

VP Components, of Taiwan

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Giant Bicycle Inc., Newbury Park, Calif. (Giant Pinner DH model pedals), Unknown (for Harrier pedals)

Recall number:
20-104
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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.

About the U.S. CPSC
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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