CPSC Posts Recalls

WASHINGTON, May 3, 2005 -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed HERE

  

   Company Name   Product Name     Quantity   Problem
   
   Polaris        Polaris 2004.5   About      Some of these ATVs were
   Industries     and 2005         14,882     assembled with possibly
   Inc., of       Sportsman and               defective Electronic
   Medina,        2005 Scrambler              Control Modules (ECM),
   Minn.          All Terrain                 which may fail and
   Vehicles                    overheat. If this were to
   (ATVs)                      occur, excessive heat
   could cause a fire,
   possibly resulting in
   serious injury or death.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products -- such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals -- contributed significantly to the 30 percent decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.

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