Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Headlights and Taillights
About the Specialized Bicycle Headlight and Taillight Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the headlights and taillights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
CPSC recommends that Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled headlights and taillights.
Consumers can return recalled units to an authorized Specialized bicycle retailer for a free repair for Flux model headlights or a free replacement for Flux model taillights and Stix model headlights and taillights.
Consumers who bought the bicycle lights directly from Specialized should contact Specialized for return instructions.
Description of Recalled Headlights and Taillights
- The recall includes Specialized Flux and Stix Sport and Comp model bicycle headlights and taillights sold separately as aftermarket equipment. They have rechargeable batteries with USB ports.
- Flux headlights: Flux headlights have a round, metal mounting system that fits both flat and drop handlebars.“Flux” is printed on the side of the black, rectangular-shaped lights and on the bottom of the pewter-colored aluminum casing.
- Flux taillights: Flux taillights have a pewter-colored base with a 110-lumen light on the top. They mount on 27.2 mm, 30.9 mm and Venge seat posts. The Specialized logo is printed on top of the taillights. They have a sensor to boost output in flash mode during the daytime.
- Stix headlights: Stix headlights are black with a 70-lumen light (Stix Sport) or a 105-lumen light (Stix Comp). They mount on handlebars between 22.2 mm and 35 mm in diameter. Stix is printed in white letters on the end of the headlight.