Recall: Folding Brompton bicycles
On 2017-12-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Folding Brompton bicycles due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2014 for about $1200 to $3000.
About 8,000 units are involved in this Brompton Bicyle bicycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 14th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The bicycle's bottaom bracket can break during use, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Brompton dealer for free installation of a new bottom bracket cartridge.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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