CPSC Posts Recall to Its Web Site

WASHINGTON, June 24 -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced the following voluntary recall alert was posted in cooperation with the firm listed below. Recalls can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/.

   Company Name  Product Name         Quantity  Problem
   Polaris       Polaris Model Year   About     Some 2004.5 and 2005 Model
   Industries    2004.5 Sportsman     61,020    Year Sportsman, Scrambler
   Inc., of      500, Model Year                500 ATVs, Trail Boss and
   Medina,       2005 Sportsman 400,            Magnum 330 ATVs were
   Minn.         Sportsman 500,                 assembled with possibly
   Sportsman 600,                 defective Electronic Control
   Sportsman 700,                 Modules (ECM) which may fail
   Sportsman 6x6,                 and overheat. If this were
   Scrambler 500, Trail           to occur, excessive heat
   Boss and Magnum 330            could cause a fire, possibly
   ATVs.                          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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