Consumer product recall

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:

Affected products

Hill Topper Electric Bike Motor Controller Circuit Board

Product description

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.

There are two models available:
Model Controller
24V/250W KT24WSH-BF08
36V/350W Kt36WSH-BFZ13504

Hazard identified

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.

Number sold

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.




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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.