Bell Sports BMX Bike Helmet Recall [US]

US/Washington: Bell Sports recalls some BMX Bike Helmets due to head injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/jzRWc

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Bell-Sports-Recalls-BMX-Bike-Helmets/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) says this recall involves Bell Full Throttle, Full Coverage Bicycle Motocross (BMX) Helmets with a chin bar. The all-black Helmets have UPC code 035011 937052 and part number 1009159 printed on a label on the side of the Helmet shell. The Bell logo is affixed to the front and lower side of the Helmet.

The CPSC reports the buckle on the recalled Helmet’s safety strap can release in a crash and allow the Helmet to fall off the rider, posing a risk of head injury. According to the CPSC, the Helmet was sold exclusively at Toys R Us Stores.

CPSC recall number: 13-157
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-1787
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