CPSC, Delta Cycle Corp. Announce Recall of Picasso Two-Bike Folding Racks

October 25, 2005
Release #06-017
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 474-6615
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908


CPSC, Delta Cycle Corp. Announce Recall of Picasso Two-Bike Folding Racks


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Name of Product: Picasso Two Bike Folding Rack

Units: About 3,500

Importer: Delta Cycle Corp., of Foxboro, Mass.

Hazard: The bike racks do not have sufficient hardware to support its weight on the wall. This can cause the bike rack to unexpectedly fall, hitting a nearby consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of a bike rack falling. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Picasso bike racks with a collapsible shelf. The bike rack can be mounted on the wall and has slots to support two bicycles. The metal rack has the Delta logo and name printed on the front of the rack.

Sold at: LL Bean, Bike Nashbar and independent bike shops nationwide from January 2002 through September 2005 for about $40.

Manufactured In: China and Taiwan.

Remedy: Consumers should contact Delta Cycle immediately to receive additional hardware and installation instructions.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Delta Cycle at (800) 474-6615 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.deltacycle.com

Picture of Recalled Two Bike Folding Rack

Picture of Recalled Two Bike Folding Rack