Skip to main content

Shimano Recalls Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

  • Recalled Lazer bicycle helmet – Magma/Jade
  • Recalled Lazer bicycle helmet – Elle
  • Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet.
Name of Product:
Lazer bicycle helmets

The bicycle helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

Recall Date:
October 25, 2018
About 4,200
Consumer Contact

Shimano at 800-423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on “Corrective Action” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves Shimano’s Lazer-branded bicycle helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma. They were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow, and white. Lazer is printed on the side of the helmet. Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet. Only helmets in the sizes below are included in the recall.


Model Name



XS and S








 Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Shimano for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.


None reported

Sold At:
Authorized Shimano bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2015 through April 2018 for between $100 and $125.
HKSM MACAO Commercial Offshore Ltd., of China

Shimano North America Holding Inc., of Irvine, Calif.

Shimano North America Holding Inc., of Irvine, Calif.
Manufactured In:
Recall number:

Note: Individual Commissioners may have statements related to this topic. Please visit to search for statements related to this or other topics.

If you are experiencing issues with a recall remedy or believe a company is being non-responsive to your remedy request, please use this form and explain the situation to CPSC.
About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

For lifesaving information:
Choose Your Recall Emails Get Notified About Each Recall via Email.
Report an unsafe product