The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0998/16

Product:  Bicycle rack

Name: Sprint

Batch number / Barcode:  The bicycle racks in question were manufactured between 2015 and 2016.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Thule

Type / number of model:  Unknown

Risk type: Injuries
A defect in the clamp device on the bicycle rack can cause the bicycle to detach from the rack and fall onto the road endangering traffic coming behind.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Roof-mounted bicycle rack

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Austria, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Latvia, Slovenia, Sweden