REX Articoli Tecnici SA recalls SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads
- Starting date:
- April 24, 2018
- Posting date:
- April 24, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fall Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads
This recall involves SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads sold as aftermarket spare parts for certain bicycle brake systems. These brake pads are black with the SwissStop logo and brake pad model number listed on the exterior panel.
The recall involves the following disc brake pad models:
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 25
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 26
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 27
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 28
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 30
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 31
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 32
- SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 34
The model numbers are listed on the product’s original packaging. The recalled disc brake pads were sold for certain bicycle brake systems. A full list of these brake system can be viewed on the firm's site.
The brake pads can separate from the back plate posing a fall hazard to the user.
As of April 10th, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.
Approximately 534 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from October 2015 to June 2017.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Switzerland.
REX Articoli Tecnici SA
Helvetia Sports Ltd.
Cycles Lambert, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return to the retailer for a refund.
For more information consumers may contact SwissStop through the company website or by phone, toll-free at 1-866-358-5218 Monday to Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST.
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.