Almost 47,000 bicycle helmets have been recalled by UVEX Sports because of a reported malfunction that could cause severe head injury. The bicycle helmet recall also was implemented because the helmets allegedly do not comply with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) safety standards.
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Bicycle Helmet Recall
The UVEX Sports helmets are being recalled because the chinstrap can fail, causing the helmet to slide off the head. There are seven models of helmet involved, including:
The helmets were sold in a variety of colors with colored chin-straps. The model number of the helmet can be found under the fitting pad on the top right side of the helmet. The helmets were sold at sporting goods and bicycle specialty stores between 2009 and 2014.
Consumers Advised to Stop Using Recalled Helmets
CPSC officials have said that anyone who has a helmet that is part of the bicycle helmet recall should contact UVEX for a free compliant helmet or a refund of their purchase price. Consumers may contact UVEX at 844-767-0656 from 9:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.