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Cambridge Metals & Plastics recalls Motorcycle Training Wheels

October 16, 2013

Cambridge Metals & Plastics recalls Motorcycle Training Wheels


Report a Concern:
Starting date: September 30, 2013Posting date: September 30, 2013Type of communication: Consumer Product Recall Subcategory: Sports/Fitness Source of recall: Health Canada Issue: Physical Hazard Audience: General Public Identification number: RA-35943

Affected products:
Motorcycle training wheels

Product description:
This recall involves Moose Racing brand motorcycle training wheels for youth motorcycles, and replacement wheel kits.

The training wheels have a black, one-piece, full-length metal axle with a plate that attaches to the underside of the motorcycle frame beneath the engine and two inflatable rubber wheels. The Moose Racing logo appears on the left and right sides of the axle. The replacement wheel kit is a set of two tires mounted on the wheel assembly.

Replacement wheel kits and training wheels that fit the following youth motorcycle models are being recalled:

Honda XR/CRF 50
Kawasaki KDX/Suzuki JR 50
KTM 50
Suzuki DRZ 70
Yamaha PW50
Yamaha TT-R50

Note that the youth motorcycles themselves are NOT subject to this recall.

Hazard identified:
The bolts and nuts securing the wheel can loosen and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
Neither Health Canada nor Cambridge Metals & Plastics have received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold:
Approximately 576 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold:
The recalled products were sold from July 2012 to September 2013.

What you should do:
Consumers should stop using the recalled product immediately, remove the training wheels from the motorcycle and contact Cambridge Metals & Plastics to have them repaired free of charge.
For more information, consumers may contact Cambridge Metals & Plastics at 1-800- 457-0580 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday or at firm's website and click on Training Wheel Recall for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

Place of origin:
Manufactured in the United States.

Manufacturer Cambridge Metals & Plastics