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
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
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,
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
For other users - In order to identify B259AA, please refer to the
following pictures and find the carved seals for identification.
The product may have a variety of colors, such as red, blue, gold and
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
-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
for a free replacement of the substitution handlebars, Model
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
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