U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Office of Information and Public
Affairs Washington, DC 20207
October 1, 2008
BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls
Youth All Terrain Vehicles Due to Collision
The following product safety recall was
voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation
with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the
product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Products: Model Year 2008-2009 Can-Am® Youth
Units: About 1,200
Importer: BRP U.S.
Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.
Vietnam Precision Industrial Co., of Vietnam
Hazard: If the rider is ejected and the cord
strap is pulled, the shutoff switch can fail to
disable the engine. The ATV can operate
uncontrolled, until the engine returns to idle,
and cause a collision with bystanders, vehicles
or other objects. This poses a serious risk of
Description: The recall involves Model Year
2008-2009 Can-Am® DS 90 X ATVs. The model name
can be located on the side panels. The ATV is
black with yellow and orange trim.
Authorized Can-Am® dealers nationwide from
August 2007 through September 2008 for about
Manufactured in: Vietnam
Parents should stop children from using these
vehicles immediately and contact any Can-Am®
dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers are
being sent a direct notice from BRP.
Contact: For additional information, call BRP
toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6
p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the
firm’s Web site at