RECALLS THIS WEEK: Giant Bicycles, Steelcase Desk Chairs

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Giant Defy Advanced
Giant Defy Advanced

Giant Bicycle Inc. is recalling 2012 Model Year Giant Defy Advanced and Avail Advanced Bicycles sold nationwide from August 2011 to November 2011. The fork can crack, posing a fall hazard.

This recall involves all 2012 model year men’s Giant Defy Advanced 0, 1 and 2 model bicycles and the women’s Giant Avail Advanced 0, 1, and 2 model bicycles. Giant and the model name are printed on the bicycle.

Consumers should contact any authorized Giant Bicycle dealer for a free inspection and replacement of the fork.

Consumers can also contact Giant Bicycle at (866) 458-2555  between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit More info at


Steelcase Inc. is recalling Amia desk chairs sold nationwide from March 2011 to June 2011. The pivot pins installed in the control mechanism under the chair seat can fall out, posing a fall hazard.

This recall includes the model 482 Series Steelcase Amia desk chairs manufactured between March 1, 2011 and June 6, 2011. The model number and manufacture date are printed on a label on the underside of the chair seat.

Consumers should contact Steelcase at (800) 391-7194  between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to receive adhesive covers to apply over the pivot pins on their chairs. More info at