Corrective actions

Shimano corrective actions

IMPORTANT SAFETY WARNING - Shimano rear wheel roller brakes

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Shimano has identified a potential safety issue involving BR-C3000-R, BR-C3010-R and the BR-C6000-R rear wheel roller brakes, which were fitted to bicycles sold to consumers after 1 July 2015. Shimano has discovered that some of the affected rear wheel roller brakes can suddenly lose their braking power even when assembled correctly.  

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Voluntary recall "Gloves"

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It has recently come to Shimano's attention that, contrary to its strict contractual specifications, certain PRO, SHIMANO and SAINT cycling gloves manufactured by Shimano's supplier in Pakistan contain traces of Benzidine in excess of the levels specified by EU regulations.

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Corrective action "spoke-hole plugs"

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We have found that there is a greater likelihood of a puncture in DURA-ACE clincher tyre wheels WH-7850-C24-CL and WH-7850-C50-CL. This is due to the surface texture of the rim in combination with the use of spoke-hole plugs.

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Corrective action - PRO Atherton Direct Mount Stem

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The PRO Atherton Direct Mount Stem fulfills the NEN-EN 14766 standard (mountain bicycles– safety requirements and test methods). Nevertheless PRO has identified a potential safety issue involving this stem.

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