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CPSC Posts Recalls to its Web Site

WASHINGTON, July 28 -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today announced the following voluntary recall alerts were posted in cooperation with the firms listed below. Recalls can be viewed HERE


   Company Name   Product Name    Quantity     Problem
   American       Suzuki 2004-     About      A significant impact to
   Suzuki         2005             3,400      the front wheel of the
   Motor          TwinPeaks(TM)               ATV while the steering is
   Corp., of      All-Terrain                 fully turned to either
   Brea,          Vehicles                    side can result in
   Calif.         (ATVs)                      suspension damage, wear,
   and an eventual loss of
   steering control that
   could result in injury or

   Polaris        "900 Fusion"     About      The nut that fastens the
   Industries     "900 RMK"        7,800      upper control arm ball
   Inc., of       and "900                    joint to the suspension
   Medina,        Switchback"                 spindle can loosen.  The
   Minn.          Snowmobiles                 fuel tanks can contact
   the chassis along the
   bulkheads leading to wear
   on the tank walls.  The
   gasket sealing the fuel
   pump assembly to the tank
   can develop cracks.

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.