MONTREAL, Jan. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Dorel Distribution Canada is announcing
today a voluntary public notice to repair the Schwinn Runabout bike trailer
model # 04SC250. The Runabout bike trailer is a single-wheeled, children's
bicycle that connects to an adult's bicycle by a coupler. The name "RUNABOUT"
is located on the main frame of the bicycle.
The coupler connecting the children's bike trailer to the adult's bicycle
has welds that can fail, posing a fall hazard to children. Only couplers that
have welded plates are affected by this public notice; bike trailers that have
couplers with cast parts are not included. No injuries have been reported to
Consumers who have purchased this product should stop using it and
contact the company to receive a free repair kit by calling the consumer
relations toll free line at 1-800-711-0402 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday.
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For further information:
For further information: Maison Brison: Rick Leckner, (514) 731-0000