WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN)—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Canada's Moser Enterprises, has issued a voluntary recall of about 5,000 Schwalbe Ultremo R Bicycle Tires. The manufacturer is Ralf Bohle GmbH of Germany.
The tire layers could separate causing the inner tube to rupture, posing a fall hazard to consumers. No incidents/injuries have been reported.
These tires were sold at sold at bicycle specialty stores and on the web at www.schwalbetires.com from April 2009 through May 2009 for about $75. They were manufactured in Indonesia.
Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled tires and contact their local bicycle dealer for a free replacement set of tires.
For more information, contact Moser Enterprises toll-free at (888) 700-5860 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.schwalbetires.com.