The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 31,100 in the United States and about 2,500 in Canada
Importer: Bell Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Hazard: The plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer’s head. This poses a head injury hazard if riders fall.
Description: This recall involves Bell Exodus full-face helmets with a plastic buckle on the chinstrap. The helmets have an angled visor and were sold in youth size in orange/gray/black (1003825/035011898025) or blue/gray/gold/white/black (1006714/035011917719).
Sold by: Walmart stores nationwide and Amazon.com between August 2009 and March 2011 for $50 to $60.
Remedy: Contact Bell Sports for a replacement or refund.
Contact: Call 866-892-6059, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.bellsports.com.