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PostPosted: Wed Aug 06, 2008 12:13 pm    Post subject: Look Pedal recall Reply with quote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 5, 2008
Release #08-354

Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 430-5665
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Bicycle Pedals Recalled by Look Cycle;
Pedals Can Break Causing Cyclists to Fall

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Name of Product: KO Bicycle Pedals
Units: About 80,000 (40,000 pairs)
Distributor: Look Cycle USA, of San Jose, Calif.
Hazard: The steel axle inside the pedal can break, posing a fall hazard to cyclists.
Incidents/Injuries: Look Cycle has received 14 reports of incidents with broken pedals, including 7 injuries which resulted in scrapes, cuts, contusions, elbow pain, and a knee injury.
Description: The recalled bicycle pedals are black and were sold separately from bicycles. Pedal models include KO Classic, KO Sprint, KO HM and KO Carbon. The model name is printed in white on the side of the pedal. Date codes between January 2004 and December 2005 are included in this recall. The date code for the KO Classic, Sprint and Carbon pedals is on a dial stamped onto the pedal. The date code for the KO HM is on the bottom of the pedal, with the letters A through L corresponding to the month, and the numbers 4 and 5 indicating 2004 or 2005.
Sold at: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from January 2004 through July 2007 for between $100 and $500.
Manufactured in: France
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle pedals and return them to the place of purchase, or contact Look Cycle USA to arrange for shipping and free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Look Cycle USA toll-free at (866) 430-5665 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, visit the firms Web site at www.lookcycle-usa.com , or email the firm at KeoUpgrade@lookcycle-usa.com
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