Consumer product recall

FGL Sports recalls SIMS Pro Model Stunt Scooter

Starting date:
September 10, 2015
Posting date:
September 10, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-54952

Affected products

SIMS Pro Model Stunt Scooter

Product description

This recall involves the SIMS 2015 Pro Model Stunt Scooter with model number 281015016 and UPC 883701948341.

The black scooter has red handlebars and red wheels. The SIMS brand name can be found on the foot section of the scooter.

Only model year 2015 is included in this recall.

Hazard identified

The handlebars may not hold the front wheel securely in place, posing a fall hazard.

FGL Sports has received five reports of the wheel turning independently to the handlebars. No injuries were reported.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these scooters.

Number sold

Approximately 987 units of the affected scooters were sold at Sport Chek, Sports Experts and Intersport across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled scooters were sold between March 2015 and June 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer

Goodmen Australia PTY. Limited

Shanghai

CHINA

Distributor

FGL Sports Ltd.

Calgary

Alberta

CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected SIMS scooter and return them to their local Sport Chek, Sports Experts or Intersport for a repair.

For more information, consumers may contact FGL Sports by telephone at (403) 717-1400 extension 1861, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT, or by email.

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.