Recall: Magna Bicycles Recall by Dynacraft Industries
CPSC and Dynacraft Industries Inc. Announce Recall of Men's BicyclesWASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Dynacraft Industries Inc. of Ashland, Mass., is voluntarily recalling over 19,900 men's model 8546-23 MAGNA High Impact mountain-style bicycles. The bicycle's left crank, which connects the pedal to the frame of the bike, can loosen and detach. If the crank detaches, the rider's leg can be injured by contact with the crank or the rider can lose control of the bike, fall and be injured.
Dynacraft Industries Inc. has received four reports of the left crank loosening and detaching, resulting in riders falling from the bicycles sustaining cuts or bruises. The men's model 8546-23 MAGNA High Impact bicycle has a 26-inch wheel diameter and 18 speeds. The bicycle is metallic red. "MAGNA" and "High Impact" appear on the bicycle's frame. Only model 8546-23 MAGNA High Impact bicycles with the following serial numbers are involved in this recall. The model number and serial number appear at the base of the seat tube.
Consumers should stop using these bicycles immediately and call Dynacraft Industries Inc. at (800) 551-0032 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. EDT Monday through Friday or write to the company at 200 Butterfield Drive, Ashland, MA 01721 to receive instructions on repairing the crank. Consumers also can call their local Toys "R" Us stores to arrange for the store to repair the bicycle free of charge.
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