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News  from  CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20207

For Immediate Release Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 700-5860 
September 28, 2009 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
Release #09-2 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Moser Enterprises Inc. Recalls Schwalbe Brand Bicycle Tires Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Schwalbe Ultremo R Bicycle Tires
Units: About 5,000
Importer: Moser Enterprises Inc., of Canada
Manufacturer: Ralf Bohle GmbH, of Germany
Hazard: The tire layers could separate and burst, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall includes Schwalbe Ultremo R bicycle tires. “Schwalbe” and “Ultremo R” are printed on the sidewall of the tires.
Sold at: Bicycle specialty stores and on the Web at www.schwalbetires.com from April 2009 through May 2009 for about $72.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bicycles with the recalled tires and contact Moser Enterprises Inc. for a free replacement set of tires.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Moser Enterprises Inc. toll-free at
(888) 700-5860 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. PST Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.schwalbetires.com.

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CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

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