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 two reports of injury.
This recall involves about 34,000 Burley Design child bicycle trailers (in seven different models) manufactured from 2009 to 2015. The trailers allow cyclists to tow children behind their bicycles while riding. Recalled trailers have a black plastic tow bar receiver with an integrated wheel guard. These trailers can be identified by the first four characters of the serial numbers on the trailer.
REI, Sport Chalet and other sporting goods stores and bike shops nationwide, and at Amazon.com and other online retailers from 01/2009 to 10/2015 for between $300 and $700.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle trailers and contact Burley for a free safety strap kit with tools and instructions for installation and a coupon for a 20% discount on the purchase of any Burley accessory. Consumers should also inspect the black plastic tow bar receiver. If it appears to be cracked or damaged, consumers should also request a free replacement tow bar receiver. Burley Design can be contacted at (800) 311-5294.
Burley Design at 800-311-5294 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.burley.com and click on “Recall Information” for more information.
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