March 13, 2001Pacific Cycle LLC Recalls Water
Bottles Included With Girls' Bikes
WI (SafetyAlerts) - Pacific Cycle
LLC has announced a voluntarily recall affecting about 42,000 water bottles included in
the handle bags of girls Mongoose Heart Breaker bicycles. The drinking valve on the cap
can detach, presenting a potential choking hazard.
Pacific Cycle has received two reports of drinking valves detaching. No injuries have been
The recalled water bottles are 12 oz. translucent blue bottles with a white cap and a
silver decal that bears the "Heart Breaker" logo. The water bottles are an
accessory to Mongoose Heart Breaker Bicycles. The Mongoose Heart Breaker is a 16- inch
blue girls' bicycle, which has logos on the frame that say, "Mongoose" and
The bicycles with the water bottle were sold at Wal-Mart stores nationwide and on the
Wal-Mart website from July 2000 through January 2001 for about $60.
Consumers should take the bottles away from children immediately and discard them. To
receive a replacement water bottle, call Pacific Cycle toll-free at (800) 626-2811 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the Pacific Cycle website at www.mongoose.com.
This recall does not include water bottles included with Roadmaster Heart Breaker
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