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Swift Industries Recalls Rubber Straps for Swift Bicycle Bags Due to Crash and Injury Hazard

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Swift Industries Recalls Rubber Straps for Swift Bicycle Bags Due to Crash and Injury Hazard

Name of Product:

9-inch Swift Straps

Hazard:

The rubber straps that fasten the bicycle bag to the bicycle can break causing the bag to come loose and fall, posing crash hazard and injury hazards to the rider. 

Recall Date:

October 06, 2022

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 9” black rubber Swift Straps sold with the Swift Zeitgeist Pack, Catalyst Pack, the Kestrel Handlebar Bag, the Bandito Bicycle Bag, and the Handlebar Foam Spacer Kits. The straps were also individually sold or supplied with the bags. The strap has a fox graphic stamped near the buckle.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Swift straps attached to bicycle bags, discard them and contact Swift Industries for a free replacement strap. Swift is contacting all known purchasers.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 129 reports of the straps breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Recreation Equipment Coop (REI) and EVO sporting goods stores, various bicycle shops and other stores nationwide and online at https://builtbyswift.com, www.rei.com, www.huckberry.com and www.evo.com from March 2022 through July 2022 for between $5 and $10 when sold individually, or between $100 and $200 when sold as part of a Swift bicycle bag.

Importer(s):

Swift Industries Designs LLC, of Seattle, Washington

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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