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Helvetia Sports Recalls SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads Due to Fall Hazard

  • SwissStop EXOTherm disc brake pads
Name of Product:
SwissStop EXOTherm cycling disc brake pads

The brake pads can separate from the backplate, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Recall Date:
March 13, 2018
About 750
Consumer Contact

Helvetia Sports toll-free at 866-358-5218 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or online at for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves SwissStop EXOTherm cycling disc brake pads sold separately as aftermarket spare parts.  Only disc pads with  models listed below are included in the recall:

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 25

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 30

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 26

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 31

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 27

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 32

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 28

SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 34

The model numbers are listed on the product’s original packaging. The recalled disc brake pads were sold for certain bicycle brake systems. A full list of these brake systems can be viewed on the firm’s site at:


Consumers should return the recalled brake pads to the store where purchased for full refund.


The firm has received two reports of the brake pads separating from the backplate. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Various cycling shops nationwide from October 2015 through June 2017 for between $40 and $50.

 SwissStop of Mendrisio, Switzerland

Helvetia Sports, of Peterborough, ON, Canada
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