WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Schwalbe Ultremo R Bicycle Tires
Units: About 5,000
Importer: Moser Enterprises, of Canada
Manufacturer: Ralf Bohle GmbH, of Germany
Hazard: The tire layers could separate causing the inner tube to rupture, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall includes Schwalbe Ultremo R bicycle tires. "Schwalbe" and "Ultremo R" are printed on the sidewall of the tires.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores and on the Web at www.schwalbetires.com from April 2009 through May 2009 for about $75.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled tires and contact their local bicycle dealer for a free replacement set of tires.
Customer Contact: For more information, contact Moser Enterprises toll-free at (888) 700-5860 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.schwalbetires.com