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CPSC Warns Consumers to Immediately Stop Using Tengingyue Vera Natura Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury; Failure to Meet Federal Safety Standard for Bicycle Helmets; Sold Exclusively on

Release Date: September 07, 2023
  • Vera Natura adult bike helmet (side view)
    Vera Natura adult bike helmet (side view)
  • Vera Natura adult bike helmet (front view)
    Vera Natura adult bike helmet (front view)
  • Vera Natura Adult bike helmet (back view)
    Vera Natura Adult bike helmet (back view)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is warning consumers to immediately stop using Vera Natura adult bicycle helmets because they can fail to protect riders in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury. The helmets do not comply with the positional stability, dynamic strength of retention system, or labeling and certification requirements of the mandatory federal safety standard for bicycle helmets.

The seller, Tengingyue, of China, has not agreed to recall these helmets or offer a remedy to consumers. 

The adult bicycle helmets were sold online at from August 2022 through February 2023 for about $11. The helmets were sold in one adjustable adult size. The helmets have 11 vents and are silver with a black striped pattern, black straps and a black buckle. 

CPSC tested the Vera Natura adult bicycle helmets subject to this warning and determined the helmets failed to meet the federal safety standard. CPSC urges consumers to stop using, cut the straps, and dispose of these helmets immediately.

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