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Bicycle Helmets Recalled by Triple Eight Distribution Due to Risk of Head Injury

Product testing demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. The Little Tricky logo is on both sides of the helmet.

Recall date: January 06, 2012
Recall number: 12-082
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  • Black Little Tricky Helmet

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    Black Little Tricky Helmet

  • White Little Tricky Helmet

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    White Little Tricky Helmet

  • Green Little Tricky Helmet

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    Green Little Tricky Helmet

  • Pink Little Tricky Helmet

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    Pink Little Tricky Helmet

  • Triple Eight S/M EPS Liner Helmet

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    Triple Eight S/M EPS Liner Helmet

  • Sector 9 S/M EPS Liner Helmet

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    Sector 9 S/M EPS Liner Helmet

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bicycle helmets for children and youth

Hazard:

Product testing demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Triple Eight at (516) 883-8889 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.triple8.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 30,400

Description

The recalled items are multi-purpose helmets also sold for use as bicycle helmets. Little Tricky helmets are marketed for children and youth, and feature a large Little Tricky logo on both sides of the helmet. They come in one size and in black, white, pink and green. Triple Eight S/M EPS Liner helmets feature a hard black inner EPS foam liner and come in black, white, bone, blue and army green. Sector 9 S/M EPS Liner helmets feature the same EPS liner and come in gray, white, black, blue and green. Both the Triple Eight and Sector 9 helmets have an interior label indicating the size “S/M” for small/medium and a manufacture date indicated as month/year (ex. APR/2011). Only Triple Eight and Sector 9 size “S/M” EPS Liner helmets are affected.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact Triple Eight for a full refund.

Sold at

Bicycle and sports stores and other retailers nationwide and online from August 2006 through November 2011 for about $40.

Importer(s)

Triple Eight Distribution, Inc., of Port Washington, N.Y.

Manufactured in

China

  • Black Little Tricky Helmet

  • White Little Tricky Helmet

  • Green Little Tricky Helmet

  • Pink Little Tricky Helmet

  • Triple Eight S/M EPS Liner Helmet

  • Sector 9 S/M EPS Liner Helmet