Afikim Electric Vehicles Issues Nationwide Recall of Breeze C Scooter: Recall - Potential For Malfunction
AUDIENCE: Patient, Consumer
ISSUE: Afikim Electric Vehicles initiated a nationwide recall of 69 Breeze C Scooters. The Breeze C Scooter may become unresponsive during operation due to an electrical contact which may fault due to extensive wear, which potentially could result in the driver not being able to stop the scooter during operation except by turning off the ignition key.
BACKGROUND: The recalled products are either metallic blue or metallic silver. The products have two rear wheels and have either one or two wheels in the front. The scooters have an adjustable swivel seat and a front storage basket; some scooters may be fitted with an optional larger rear basket. Refer to the Firm Press Release for a detailed list of affected products, including serial numbers.
RECOMMENDATION: Consumers with questions may contact the company via telephone Monday through Friday at 1-800-809-3010 between the hours of 9AM and 5PM (EST). Consumers may also contact the company via e-mail at email@example.com.
Healthcare professionals and patients are encouraged to report adverse events or side effects related to the use of these products to the FDA's MedWatch Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program:
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm
- Download form or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
[09/30/2013 - Firm Press Release - FDA]