Clean Republic recalls Hill Topper Electric Bike Motor Controllers
- Starting date:
- August 21, 2018
- Posting date:
- August 21, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Hill Topper Electric Bike Motor Controller Circuit Board
This recall involves an electronic power assist system designed to be installed on bicycles. The system is comprised of three main components: a battery, an electric motor, and a controller.
Water can enter the controller and cause it to accelerate unexpectedly posing a crash and injury hazard to the rider.
As of August 14, 2018 the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury.
Approximately 114 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from January 2017 to June 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Clean Republic SODO LLC.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the electronic power assist system and contact the company for a free replacement motor controller circuit board.
For more information, contact Hill Topper toll-free at 855-743-3279 Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. PST, by email or online.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.