SCOTT Sports SA recalls SCOTT Bicycles equipped with SYNCROS FL 1.0 Seatpost
- Starting date:
- May 20, 2016
- Posting date:
- May 20, 2016
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Scott Sports SA.
SCOTT Bicycles equipped with SYNCROS FL 1.0 Seatpost
This recall involves model year 2016 SCOTT men’s and women's road bicycles and seatposts. The seatposts were sold in black, grey and white, with yellow, orange, green, red, or blue decals.
|241419||Bike Addict SL|
|241421||Bike Addict Team Issue (TW)|
|241422||Bike Addict 10 (TW)|
|241423||Bike Addict 15 (TW)|
|241425||Bike Addict 20 (TW)|
|241436||Bike Addict Gravel disc|
|241437||Bike Solace Premium disc|
|241438||Bike Solace 10 disc|
|241465||Bike Addict CX 10 disc|
|241995||Frame Set Addict Team Issue Di2 (HMX)|
|241996||Frame Set Addict Team Issue (HMX)|
|242001||Frame Set Addict CX 10 disc (HMX) mech / Di2|
|228381||Seatpost Syncros FL 1.0 Carbon Offset 27.2mm|
The affected serial numbers can be found at the serial number finder on the SCOTT Sports website. The serial number is printed on a white sticker is and embossed on the underside of the bicycle frame near the pedals.
SYNCROS FL 1.0 seatposts from Model Year 2016 bicycles can break while the bicycle is in use, posing a risk of injury to the rider.
Neither Health Canada nor SCOTT Sports SA has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products in Canada. No incidents have been reported in the United States.
Approximately 171 of the recalled bicycles were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,400 were sold in the United States by authorized SCOTT dealers.
Time period sold
The recalled bicycles were sold in Canada and in the United States from June 2015 to March 2016.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Taiwan.
Mica Sport Canada, Inc.
SCOTT Sports SA
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop riding the bicycle and take it to an authorized SCOTT dealer. Consumers with a recalled bicycle will receive a free replacement seatpost and have it installed at no cost.
For more information, consumers may contact a SCOTT Sports representative by telephone toll-free at 1-888-607-8365 ext 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, by email, or visit the company's website. Consumers may also contact SCOTT Sports SA by telephone at +41 264 601 900 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MET, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
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.