Bike Trailers Recalled Following Child Injuries
Burley Design has recalled roughly 34,000 bicycle trailer units due to a crash hazard.
Incidents and Injuries Reported
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers can separate from the tow bar when they appear to be connected, posing a crash hazard to the child in the trailer.
Burley Design has received 35 reports of trailers with black plastic tow bar receivers separating from the tow bar and two reports of injuries in the form of abrasions to the child.
Description of the Recalled Bicycle Trailers
The following information was provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
- This recall involves seven models manufactured from 2009 to 2015:
- Rental Cub
- D’Lite and D’Lite ST
- Solo and Solo ST
- Recalled trailers have a black plastic tow bar receiver with an integrated wheel guard.
- Trailers can be identified by the following first characters of the serial number: K943, D948, K948, K942, D939, K939 and KK939.
- Recalled trailers were sold at sporting goods stores and online retailers from January 2009 to October 2015 for between $300 and $700.