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Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets

  • Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmet in black, red and white.
  • Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmet in white, blue and gray.
  • Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmet in white and silver.
Name of Product:
Bicycle helmets
Hazard:
In cold temperatures, the helmet can fail to protect the wearer from impact injuries.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
October 10, 2014
Units:
About 1,180 helmets
Consumer Contact

Louis Garneau USA at (800) 448-1984 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email customerserviceusa@louisgarneau.us or online at www.louisgarneau.com/us-en/ and click on the Customer Service tab and then on the Recall tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmets with model number 1405362. The helmets are shaped like tear drops with a rounded front and a short, tapered tail. The outer shells of the helmets are made of polycarbonate and have a built-in visor system, dimples on the top like those on a golf ball, a small rectangular vent in the front and a triangular vent in the rear. The helmets came in three color schemes: black with red and white designs, white with blue and gray designs, and white with silver and white designs. The word "Garneau" is located on both sides of the helmet and the Louis Garneau logo is on the front under the vent. Recalled helmets have the manufacture date "Jan. 2014" on a sticker inside the helmet.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to Louis Garneau USA for a refund or replacement with a similar helmet.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At:
Independent bicycle dealers nationwide and online at Louisgarneau.com from January 2014 through September 2014 for between $280 and $350.
Importer:

Louis Garneau USA Inc., of Derby, Vt.

Importer

Louis Garneau USA Inc., of Derby, Vt.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-005
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