WASHINGTON, Jan 16, 2016:
The weekly roundup of consumer products recalled this week include faulty bicycles and toy drumsticks.
The first affects the Stolen series BMX bicycles – including Stolen Agent 16CB and 16FW, Stolen Compact, Stolen Casino and Stolen Stereo models.
The word “Stolen” and the model name are printed on the frame of the bicycles.
They were sold at BMX bicycle/product dealers, Stolen series BMX distributors and specialty bicycle retailers nationwide and online at www.QBP.com and other BMX bicycle/product websites from September 2015 through October 2015.
WHY: The bicycles fail to meet the federal bicycle standard. The bicycle’s front wheel can detach due to improperly fitting retention washers, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
INCIDENTS: One report of an incident. No injuries have been reported.
HOW MANY: About 1,000.
Affected consumers can visit www.qbpbmx.com and click on “Recall Information — 2016 Stolen Bikes” for more information.
The second recall involves the Lattjo Tongue drums and drumstick sets sold at Ikea stores and online at www.ikea-usa.com from November 2015 through December 2015.
The Lattjo drumstick set includes two solid birch drumsticks, two brushes and two mallet-type drumsticks with black rubber balls on the ends. Ikea and Lattjo are printed on a label attached to the pouch.
WHY: The rubber ball on the drumsticks can detach or be unscrewed, posing a choking hazard.
INCIDENTS: Six reports of the rubber ball on the end of the drumsticks detaching or being unscrewed. These reports were from staff in Ikea stores in Germany, Denmark, Spain and the Netherlands. No incidents or injuries have been reported in the US.
HOW MANY: About 2,000 tongue drums and 1,300 drumstick sets.
Affected consumers can go to www.ikea-usa.com and click on “Press Room” at the bottom of the page then “Product Recalls” at the top of the page for more information.