Bell Sports Recalls BMX Bike Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury; Sold Exclusively at Toys R Us

The buckle on the bicycle motorcross helmet's safety strap can unexpectedly release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider.

Recall date: Tháng Ba 28, 2013
Recall number: 13-157
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bell Full Throttle Bike Helmets

Hazard:

The buckle on the helmet’s safety strap can release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider, posing a risk of head injury.

Consumer Contact:

Bell Sports Inc. toll-free at (866) 892-6059 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.bellbikestuff.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,500

Description

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.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Bell Sports for instructions on receiving a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between July 2012 and January 2013 for about $60.

Importer

Bell Sports Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Manufacturer

MHR

Manufactured in

China

  • Bell Full Throttle Helmet, side view

  • Bell Full Throttle Helmet, front view