Shimano Lazer Bicycle Helmet Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Shimano Lazer Bicycle Helmet Recall [US]Shimano North America Holding Inc., an Irvine, California establishment recalls an estimated 4,200 Lazer Bicycle Helmets due suspected failure to meet federal safety standards for the “Dynamic Roll Off” test and consequential risk of Helmet detachment from impact, increasing the possibility for cyclist head injury, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/st4t30mp8H7

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Shimano-Recalls-Bicycle-Helmets-Due-to-Risk-of-Head-Injury

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Shimano’s Lazer-branded Bicycle Helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma, as follows:

The recalled Bicycle Helmets were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow and white. The brand “Lazer” is printed on the side of the Helmet with a model designation of LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside each Helmet.

  • Lazer Bicycle Helmets – Blade model, sold in extra small and small sizes
  • Lazer Bicycle Helmets – Elle model, sold in small sizes
  • Lazer Bicycle Helmets – Jade model (shown above), sold in small sizes
  • Lazer Bicycle Helmets – Magma model, sold in small sizes

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bicycle Helmets can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to Health Canada, the recalled Bicycle Helmets do not meet the US federal standards for the “Dynamic Roll Off” test. Consequently, the Helmet may come off on impact posing a head injury to the wearer.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Bicycle Helmets, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the Helmet to Shimano North America for a free replacement (with free shipping).

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Shimano toll-free at 1-800-423-2420 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site for this recall at http://www.bike.shimano.com and click on the “Corrective Action” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycle Helmets, please search for “helmet” or more generically, “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Injury hazard, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Bicycles, please search for “bicycle” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Shimano North America please search for “Shimano” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-021
Recalls Direct RIN: 10770-2018
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