Recall: Stubben Steeltec SEQ Stirrups
On 2007-08-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Stubben Steeltec SEQ Stirrups due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2006 for about $100.00.
About 500 units are involved in this stirrups recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Horseback Riding category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The stirrup's hinges can break, posing a fall hazard to riders.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled stirrups are attached by straps to a saddle and are used by horseback riders to help them mount a horse or for support while riding. They are made of stainless steel and have a hinge on each side. Stubben STEELtec is printed on the stirrups. They were sold in three sizes: 4 1/2", 4 3/4", and 5".
These items were sold new+ at Stubben authorized dealers nationwide from August 2006 through May 2007 for about $100 per pair.
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 stop using the stirrups immediately and return them to Stubben to receive a full refund.
For additional information, contact Stubben North America, Inc. at (800)550-1110 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.stubbennorthamerica.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Stubben has received two reports of the stirrups breaking. No injuries have been reported.
+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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