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RECALL INFORMATIONCONTACT US

 RECALL INFORMATION for Users abroad (in other countries than Japan)  
 of Nitto Co., Ltd. Bicycle Handlebar (Model No. B259AA) for Road Bicycles 

Potential hazard of handlebar break while riding, resulting in loss of control and falls

Nitto Co., Ltd. (“NITTO”) announces that due to the incidents that Nitto has been
reported to date, Nitto decided to recall the subject model and to replace it with a free substitution model. 

 Users of the subject model products are kindly requested to stop riding,contact us and
 ship the subject product to our attention in the manners that follow.

Name of Product : NITTO Bicycle Handlebar, Model No. B259AA made of aluminum.

Units        : 5,985 units in total, exported from January 5, 2008 to July 10, 2011.

Manufactured in : Japan

Marketed in   : As far as we were advised, those units had been exported to the US,
            Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Swiss, Singapore, Malaysia,
            Indonesia, and Australia.

How to identify :For users in the United States and Canada
            - It is kindly requested to contact
            Euro Asia Import, Inc. by visiting their web site
            www.euroasiaimports.com  or call them at (888) 662-1814
            for more information, as there are similar products that are not subject to
            this recall.

            For other users - In order to identify B259AA, please refer to the
            following pictures and find the carved seals for identification.
 B259  B259  B259
The product may have a variety of colors, such as red, blue, gold and so forth. The product has at the grip end carved seals that read “NITTO B259” and two alphabet letters. The product has a center collar at the middle and a carved seal that reads “NITTO”

B259steel  B2591

-NOTICE-  Those that have no center collar or “ferule” are either made of steel or
       of the model B2591 and are NOT subject to this recall campaign.


Remedy      : For users in the United States and Canada
            - Please contact bike dealer you purchased your bar or contact Euro
             Asia Imports for detailed information.

            For other users - Please contact bike dealer you purchased your bar or
            contact us with question form below.

     
           Users are kindly requested to ship their handlebars to the dealer or us
           for a free replacement of the substitution handlebars, Model B260AA.
           Your shipping charge will also be reimbursed.

User Contact   : Product Recall Center, Nitto Company, Limited
            3-23-7 Minami Hatogaya, Kawaguchi City, Saitama 334-0013 Japan

            e-mail : nitto_h@pony.ocn.ne.jp



            

We are sorry but our staff speaks only Japanese. Please kindly submit your questions or requests to us in writing. Thank you very much for your kind understanding.



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NITTO Co.,Ltd

3-23-7 MINAMIHATOGAYA,
KAWAGUCHI,SAITAMA,
334-0013 JAPAN

TEL +81-48-286-7771
FAX +81-48-286-7770