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

  • Bell Full Throttle Helmet, side view
  • Bell Full Throttle Helmet, front view
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.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 28, 2013
Units:
About 2,500
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.

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

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.

Importer

Bell Sports Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-157
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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