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Box now working with CPSC on fork recall

Published May 27, 2016

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Box Components is now working with the U.S. CPSC to recall some of its carbon fiber BMX forks. The company announced the recall independently in April.

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The company is recalling about 4,100 forks because the steer tube can become loose in the crown of the fork, posing a fall hazard. Box has received 242 reports of loosened tubes. No falls or injuries have been reported.

Consumers are being told to stop using bikes with the forks and contact Box Components toll-free at 888-279-9691 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.boxcomponents.com and click on "Recall" for more information.

The recall involves Box Components' carbon fiber BMX bicycle forks. The forks are black with "BOX" printed in white on the side. The model numbers are printed in white letters on the front face of fork crown. The affected models have one of the following three serial numbers printed above the crown: 140508, 140606 or 140702. The affected models include:

The forks were sold at bike shops and online rom July 2013 through April 2015 for about $300.

More information: CPSC recall notice

 

 

 

 

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