Bicycle child seat – Kitty Back Grey

Recall published
2007-06-04
Brand
Product title
Bicycle child seat – Kitty Back Grey
Product description
It is a bike seat for children up to 7 years old and weight up to 22 kg. The seat is intended to be installed in the back of a bicycle. The seat is made of grey coloured plastic. At the back of the seat there are marks: “b” (from bellelli), date of production 5/05, “TÜV Product set” and pictograms “not to leave the child in a seat on the bike” and “use the helmet while being carrying in a bike seat”.
Risk
This product does not comply with the European standard for child seats EN 14344 on the following points: - during tests the backrest of the seat deformed and broke and sharp edges became accessible; - the clamping screw is placed between child’s legs and sticks out over the seat which can cause injuries to a child; - the clamping screw has insufficient protection against loosening which can result in collapsing of a child and driver of the bicycle; - dimensions of the seat are inappropriate. According to the standard, a bicycle seat should have at least 400 mm high backrest, while this product has only 335 mm. This incompliance can lead to head and neck injuries.
Measures taken
Measures ordered by public authorities: Sales ban, withdrawal from the market and information to consumers ordered by the authorities
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Bar code
8 020092 070059
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Italy
RAPEX Reference
0525/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Poland

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