Giant—Contact SLR 27.2 seat-posts on certain XtC Advanced Giant bicycles

PRA number

2013/13619

Published date

Product description

Seat-posts on:
(1) Giant brand 2013 model year XtC Advanced SL 29er 0 (blue/white)
(2) Giant brand 2013 model year XtC Advanced SL 29er 1 (red/white)

After-market seat-posts that are also affected are black with “XTC” and “Giant” marked on the tubes.
XtC_Advanced_SL_29er_0
XtC_Advanced_SL_29er_1
Contact_SLR 27.2_Composite_Seatpost
Identifying features
All bicycles and seat-posts that fit the above description are affected.

Other identifying numbers

All bicycles and seat-posts that fit the above description are affected.

What are the defects?

The seatposts on the affected bicycles and those that were sold after-market can crack and break during use.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, this can result in a loss of control and poses a fall hazard to consumers.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop riding bicycles with the affected seatposts and contact their local authorized Giant dealer or Giant Australia directly to determine if their bicycles are subject to the recall. If so, they should arrange for free replacement of the seatpost.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Giant bicycle retailers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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