CPSC, Firms Announce Recalls of Bikes and Scarves

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Ken Giles
May 17, 1999 (301) 504-7052
Release # 99-111
 

CPSC, Firms Announce Recalls of Bikes and Scarves

 

This press release consists of two recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

- Mountain Bikes - Dynacraft Industries Inc., of San Rafael, Calif., is recalling about 500 mountain bikes for repair. The front wheel could fall off while the bike is being ridden.

- Silk Scarves - Tie Rack Inc. (Tie Rack) and Tie Rack Stores Inc. (Knot Shop) of Ontario, Canada are voluntarily recalling about 1,170 sheer silk scarves. The scarves, which fail to meet federal mandatory standards for fabric flammability, could ignite readily and present a serious risk of burn injuries in violation of the Federal Flammable Fabrics Act.