CPSC Recall - Issued 12/4/2013

SRAM Recalls Derailleurs for Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

Manufacturer: SRAM, LLC
Product: Bicycle Chain Derailleurs
Hazard: The rear derailleur’s rear pivot pin can loosen or dislodge causing the rear derailleur to jam or interfere with the wheel, posing a fall hazard.
Injuries: The firm has received reports of 43 incidents in the U.S. with one report of scrapes and bruises.
Description: The SRAM RED WiFLi Rear Derailleur is a device that moves a bicycle chain gears on the rear wheel. The name SRAM RED and the serial number of the derailleur are located on the back of the inner pulley wheel cage plate and visible when looking thru the spokes of the bicycle wheel. Serial numbers of affected products begin with one of the following four-digit codes:
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Specialty bicycle retailers nationwide from September 2012 to November 2013 for approximately $380 as an aftermarket installation. They were also sold as original equipment on new high-end bicycles.
Units: Units: 1,700
Consumer Contact: SRAM at (800) 346-2928 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday CT or online at www.sram.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
Company Website: www.sram.com