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Dynacraft Recalls Avigo Youth Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Toys "R" Us

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Avigo 20 Inch Turn N' Burn Youth Bicycles

Hazard: The front wheel on the bicycle can detach, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Dynacraft at (800) 551-0032 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.dynacraftbike.com and click on "Owners," then select "Warnings/Recalls."

To see photos of the recalled products, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Dynacraft-Recalls-Avigo-Youth-Bicycles/

Recall Details

Units: About 3,100

Description: This recall involves 20 inch Avigo Turn N Burn youth bicycles with model number 8107-62. The model number and date of manufacture, "08202013," are printed on a data label on the frame's seat tube. The bicycles have a silver frame, blue handlebars and black front fork with blue accents, hand brakes and a kickstand. The serial number can be found etched on the frame on the underside of the bottom bracket shell. Serial numbers included in the recall have:

  1. letters "DJFH" followed by a six-digit number between 026588 and 027104, and between 089533 through 090562;
  2. or the letters "DJFI" followed by a six digit number between 015107 and 015552, and between 100093 and 101193.  

Incidents/Injuries: Dynacraft has received one report of a consumer who fell and sustained scrapes and abrasions when the front wheel detached.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and contact Dynacraft to arrange for a free repair.

Sold exclusively at: Toys "R" Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between September 2013 and June 2014 for $130.

Distributor: Dynacraft BSC Inc., of American Canyon, Calif.

Manufacturer: Tianjin Tandem Industries Co. Ltd., of China

Manufactured in: China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.  Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.

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