UVEX Bicycle Helmet Recall [US]


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US/Washington: UVEX Bicycle Helmet Recall [US]UVEX Sports recalls approximately 46,800 UVEX Bicycle Helmets due to UVEX operational failure hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/G0qI0

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Bicycle-Helmets-Recalled-by-UVEX-Sports/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves seven models of UVEX Bicycle Helmets.

The recalled Helmets come in a variety of colors with different colored chin straps. The Helmets have a model number inside the unit under the fitting pad on the top right side. The affected Helmet model numbers include XB017, XB022, XB025, XB027, XB032, XB036 and XB038.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, the anchor for the Bicycle Helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the Helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The Bicycle Helmet also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets.

If you believe you have purchased a recalled Bicycle Helmet, please do not use it. Instead, kindly contact UVEX for a free compliant Helmet or a refund of the purchase price. In the meantime, always ride with a well fitted, approved Bicycle Helmet. Do not ride without proper head and face protection.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-045
Recalls Direct RIN: 4555-2014
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