Norco Recalls Bicycle Frames Due to Crash Hazard
WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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
Name of product: Norco Bicycle Frames
Units: About 3,600
Manufacturer: Norco Performance Bikes, of British Columbia, Canada
Hazard: The bicycle frame can crack and separate, causing a rider to fall from the bicycle and suffer injuries.
Incidents/Injuries: Norco has received one report of a rider who fractured their collar bone after falling from the bicycle.
Description: The recalled bicycle frames include the following model year and model names:
2007 Team DH, 2008 Team DH, Aline Park, Aline, Atomik, Shore 1,2,3,
2009 Atomik (without gussets). All colors are included in the recall
and the model name is printed on a decal on the top tube of each
Sold at: Various bicycle distributors nationwide from September 2006 through February 2009 for between $2,000 and $7,000.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: All owners should immediately stop using the bicycle frame
and contact a local Norco dealer or Norco directly for information
regarding receiving a possible replacement frame.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact your local
Norco dealer or call (800) 663-8916 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday
through Friday PT or visit the firm's Web site at www.norco.com or
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 663-8916
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CONTACT: CPSC Media Contact, +1-301-504-7908