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Recall date: January 6, 2012
Recall number: 12-082

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.

Remedy:
Refund
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

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

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.

Manufactured In:
China