RECALL: Huffy Recalls Slider Tricycles Due to Loss of Control Hazard

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Huffy Corp, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of about 5,040 2012 Huffy® 20-Inch Slider Tricycles because the handlebar can unexpectedly loosen while in use, causing the rider to lose control. This poses crash and fall hazards for the rider.

2012 Huffy® 20-Inch Slider Tricycle

The recalled product is 2012 model year 20-inch, three-wheeled Slider. The tricycle has a white frame with a black seat and black handlebars. “Huffy” is printed on the front of the frame; “Slider” is printed on the frame’s side. The model number, 98682, is located on the frame under the seat.

Consumers should immediately stop using the tricycle and contact Huffy Huffy toll-free at (888) 366-3828 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Product Recall” on the bottom of the page for instructions on how to obtain a refund.

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