The bicycle helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
SAHN Designs at 800-642-7086 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.sahn.cc and click on “Recall Notice” at the top of the page for more information.
This recall involves SAHN Classic SH523 adult bicycle helmets. “SAHN” is printed on the outer shell of the helmet on the right side. The production date and “SH-523 Classic” are printed on the white sticker label on the inside of the helmet. The helmets come in matte and gloss colors. Matte colors include black, white, blue, tan, grey, green, cream and brown. Gloss colors include black, white, blue, tan, cream and green.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle helmets and contact SAHN Designs for a free replacement helmet.
Authorized boutique bicycle dealers from May 2013 through December 2015 for about $130.
SAHN Designs Inc., of Vancouver, Canada
Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59778r-eng.php
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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