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Recalls this week: bicycles, stools, pool alarms

By The Associated Press
September 30, 2016 02:22 PM

Bicycles with a faulty seat and stools with faulty legs are among this week's recalled consumer products. Other recalled consumer products include ice tools and pool alarms.

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BICYCLES

DETAILS: Advanced Sports International's 2017 model year Breezer and Fuji bicycles. The model name is printed on the frame of the bicycle. They were sold at authorized Breezer and Fuji Bicycle dealers from June 2016 through July 2016. Recalled Fuji models include Absolute 1.3 Disc, Absolute 1.7 Disc, Absolute 1.7 Disc ST, Absolute 2.1, Addy 27.5 1.3, Addy 27.5 1.5, Addy 27.5 1.7, Nevada 27.5 1.5, Nevada 27.5 1.7, Nevada 27.5 1.9, Traverse 1.9 ST, and Police Special 29. Recalled Breezer models include Downtown 3 ST, Downtown 7+, Downtown 7+ ST, Downtown 8, and Downtown 8 ST.

WHY: The top clamp of the seat post can crack, posing a fall hazard to the user.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 3,000.

FOR MORE: Call Advanced Sports International at 888-286-6263 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit www.fujibikes.com or www.breezerbikes.com and click on "Recall Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.

STOOLS

DETAILS: Mahco Inc. tripod stools with three steel legs and a REALTREE logo pattern camouflage polyester fabric seat. The steel legs have plastic caps on both ends and a round plastic hub that connects the three legs. Mahco Inc. is printed on an orange and black hang tag attached to the stools. They were sold at Walmart stores and online at Walmart.com from June 2016 through August 2016.

WHY: The plastic collar that connects the three legs can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 2,600

FOR MORE: Call Walmart at 800-925-6278 from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit www.walmartstores.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.

ICE TOOLS

DETAILS: Trango Raptor ice tools used for mountain climbing. The words "raptor" and "TRANGO" are written in white letters on the handle of the shaft. They were sold at authorized GTHI dealers and outdoor specialty stores nationwide and online at www.trango.com from October 2015 through February 2016.

WHY: The head of the ice tool can detach from the shaft, posing a fall hazard to climbers.

INCIDENTS: Two reports of the head of the ice tool detaching from the shaft. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 220.

FOR MORE: Call GTHI at 800-860-3653 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, send email to raptorrecall@trango.com or visit www.trango.com and click on "Product Alerts" for more information.

POOL ALARMS

DETAILS: PE12 PoolEye submersible swimming pool alarms for aboveground pools. PE12 is printed on the manual and UPC code 628208165125 is printed on the product's packaging. They were sold at Family Leisure, Pool and Spa Depot and other authorized dealers and online at Amazon, Doheny Enterprise, Target, Walmart and other websites from June 2016 through July 2016. The alarms were also provided at no cost as part of a pool package.

WHY: The ON/OFF activation switch on the pool alarm is reversed, which can cause the alarm to fail to alert consumers if a child enters the water.

INCIDENTS: None reported.

HOW MANY: About 1,600.

FOR MORE: Call SmartPool at 888-560-7665 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, send email to info@smartpool.com, or visit www.smartpool.com and click on "PE12 Recall link" on the home page for more information.

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By The Associated Press

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