Recall: 2018 Schwinn Abbott Adult Men's Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles
On 2018-10-25, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding 2018 Schwinn Abbott Adult Men's Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles due to a potential Fall, Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2018 for about $180.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Pacific Cycle adult men's full suspension mountain bicycles recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 13th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The downtube on the bicycles can crack, posing a fall hazard
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Schwinn Abbott Adult Men's Full Suspension Mountain Bicycles. The bicycles are black with green, yellow and blue accent colors on the downtubes. The bicycles were sold with 29 inch tires. "Schwinn" is printed in green and yellow on the downtube of the bicycle and "Abbott" is printed in blue on the top tube of the bicycle near the bicycle stem and handlebars.
These items were sold new+ at Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from February 2018 through August 2018 for about $180.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled bicycles and contact Pacific Cycle to receive a free replacement bicycle
Pacific Cycle toll-free at 877-564-2261 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go online at www.pacific-cycle.com and click on Safety Notices & Recalls for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Pacific Cycle has received 37 reports of cracks in the bike's downtube. One injury has been reported, involving cuts and abrasions.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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