Currie Technologies Recalls Adult Tricycles
Name of Product: Tricruiser Electric-Powered Adult Tricycles
Units: About 2,100
Distributor: Currie Technologies, of Chatsworth, Calif.
Manufacturer: Acetrikes Industrial Co., Ltd., of China
Hazard: The rear axle can break causing a rear wheel to detach, posing a fall hazard to the rider.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm is aware of six incidents, including five reports of bruises and scrapes.
Description: The recalled tricycles are battery powered with 24″ wheels and a basket between the rear wheels. Their brand name, eZip or iZip, is printed on the sides of the bike and above the front wheel. Bikes were sold in the following colors: red, blue and sand.
Recalled tricycles are in the serial number range ACB06L00001 to ACB10H99999.
Serial numbers are engraved on the frame under the handlebar support on the front of the tricycle.
- Model numbers include EZ-TRY-SD, IZ-TRY-RD, IZ-TRICR7-BL and IZ-TRY8-BL.
- Recalled tricycles were sold at independent bicycle shops and e-bike shops nationwide, and on Walmart.com, Amazon.com and other retailers from March 2007 through March 2012 for $850-$1120.
All consumers should stop riding these electric tricycles immediately and contact Currie Technologies for a free replacement component and repair.
*Please allow approximately three to four weeks to process, ship and receive the free replacement part.
For additional information, contact Currie Technologies at:
Phone: (800) 377-4532
Open Monday thru Friday :
8am – 12pm and 1pm – 4pm PST
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Recall Notice