|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||CONTACT: Kim Dulic
|August 10, 1999
Release # 99-155
Sprayer Bottles and Huffy "Verdict" Bicycles Suspension Forks Recalls
This press release consists of two recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.
- Sprayer Bottles - Root-Lowell Manufacturing Co., of Lowell, Mich., is voluntarily recalling 90,000 all-purpose sprayers for use in the home and garden. The pump assembly can eject from the sprayer under pressurization.
- Huffy "Verdict" Bicycles Suspension Forks - Hsin Lung Accessory, of Taiwan, is recalling about 1,400 bicycle suspension forks with model number HSF-350. These suspension forks can break apart during use when the upper crown weld fails, causing serious injuries to the bicycle rider.
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