Ikea Table and Specialized Bike Fork Recalls

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1. IKEA Recalls Dining Tables Due to Laceration Hazard:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/IKEA-Recalls-Dining-Tables-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

2. Öhlins Recalls Bicycle Forks Sold on Specialized Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards:  https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ohlins-Recalls-Bicycle-Forks-Sold-on-Specialized-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards

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  1. IKEA Recalls Dining Tables Due to Laceration Hazard:
    Recall Date: November 27, 2018

Recall Number: 19-039


Recall Summary

Name of Product:

GLIVARP extendable dining tables

Hazard:

The table’s glass extension leaf can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dining tables and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund or free replacement table.

Consumer Contact:

IKEA toll-free at 888-966-4532 anytime or online at www.ikea-usa.com and click on Press Room at the bottom of the page, then on Product Recalls at the top of the page for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/IKEA-Recalls-Dining-Tables-Due-to-Laceration-Hazard

Recall Details

Units:
About 8,200 (in addition, about 1,500 were sold in Canada)

Description:

This recall involves IKEA GLIVARP extendable dining tables in white. The recalled tables have four steel legs and a glass table top with an extension that can be pulled out to the side. They measure about 29 inches tall by 49 inches long. The glass table top extension measures about 25 inches long. The supplier number (12003) is printed on a sticker on the underside of the table frame. “GLIVARP” and the IKEA logo are also printed on the sticker.

Incidents/Injuries:

IKEA has received three reports of the table’s glass extension leaf detaching and falling unexpectedly, one of which included a minor injury where no medical attention was needed.

Sold Exclusively At:

IKEA stores nationwide and online at www.ikea-usa.com from February 2017 through October 2018 for about $300.

Importer(s):

IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland

Distributor(s):

IKEA Supply AG, of Switzerland

Manufactured In:

Romania

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  1. Öhlins Recalls Bicycle Forks Sold on Specialized Bicycles Due to Fall and Injury Hazards:  

Recall Date: November 27, 2018

Recall Number: 19-040


Recall Summary

Name of Product:

Front air Suspension Bicycle Forks

Hazard:

The air cartridge can abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube, posing fall and injury risks to the rider.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycles and contact an authorized Öhlins or Specialized retailer for a free repair of the front fork.

Consumer Contact:

Öhlins at 877-922-3877 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ohlins.com and click on “Recall” for more information or Specialized Bicycle at 800-722-4423 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.specialized.com and click on “SAFETY NOTICES” for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Ohlins-Recalls-Bicycle-Forks-Sold-on-Specialized-Bicycles-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards

Recall Details

Units:

About 5,400 (In addition, about 550 were sold in Canada)

Description:

This recall involves Öhlins branded RXF36 Air and RXF34 Air suspension forks sold as aftermarket equipment and as original equipment on some Specialized-branded Enduro, Stumpjumper, Fuse, and Levo mountain bicycles. A bicycle fork is the part that holds the front wheel. The recalled forks are black with “ÖHLINS” written in gold on each of the fork lowers. They have “RXF36” or “RXF34” printed across the fork arch. RXF36 Coil Forks (no air valve on the right-side top cap and “TTX” and “Coil” written on the back of the left fork lowers) are not included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firms have received four reports in the United States of the air cartridge abruptly springing out of the fork stanchion tube, including a report of a bruised shoulder and a broken rib.

Sold At:

Bicycles sold at authorized Specialized Retailers nationwide from January 2016 through September 2018.  Öhlins bicycle forks sold as aftermarket accessories through authorized Specialized retailers, independent retailers, including Jenson USA, Fanatik Bike Co. and online at www.backcountry.com for between about $1,000 and $1,250.

Manufacturer(s):

A-pro Tech Co., Ltd, of Taiwan

Importer(s):

Öhlins Racing AB, of Upplands Väsby, Sweden and Specialized Bicycle Components, Inc., of Morgan Hill, Calif.

Manufactured In:

Taiwan

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