Kurgo® Initiates Voluntary Recall of Skybox Bike Basket

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Consumers can register to return their product and receive a $75 gift card

Kurgo, today announced the voluntary recall of an estimated 6,000 bike baskets due to the falling risk posed if the plastic clamp breaks and detaches from the bicycle’s handlebars. Kurgo issued the recall in response to 10 reports of the plastic clamps breaking; no serious injuries have been reported.

Consumers are asked to immediately remove and discontinue use of the product. Consumers can register to return their product and receive a $75 Kurgo gift card online at http://www.kurgo.com/product-safety.

“We value our customers and are committed to providing products that meet our high quality standards” said Kitter Spader, Co-Founder & Head of Product Development. “Providing products that are safe for dogs and their owners, continues to be our number one priority.”

The Kurgo Skybox Bike Basket was sold at Petco, Pet Valu and other pet product retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada and online from September 2013 through August 2015 at the MSRP of $55.

The Bike Baskets with PO numbers 2068, 3176 and 3304 are included in the recall. The PO numbers can be found stitched on the back of the “Play!” tag located inside the basket, above the zipper pocket. The Bike Baskets have an aluminum frame with an orange and black fabric exterior and light blue fabric interior.

For more information, consumers can reach Kurgo customer service toll-free at 1-877-847-3868 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET, Monday – Friday and via email at productsafety(at)kurgo(dot)com. Information is also available online at http://www.kurgo.com by clicking the Safety Notice on the lower right hand corner of the page.

About Kurgo
Kurgo is dedicated to creating innovative, stylish and high-quality pet travel products that allow families and pets to experience adventures together, wherever life takes them. Whether it’s an outdoor excursion or running errands in town, Kurgo’s extensive travel and outdoor line offers a diverse selection of products to encourage pets and people to GO TOGETHER. For more information and a full list of products available, please visit http://www.kurgo.com.


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