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 30,400
Importer: Triple Eight Distribution, Inc., of Port Washington, N.Y.
Hazard: The helmets do not comply with safety standards for impact resistance. Children could suffer head injuries in a fall.
Description: The multi-purpose helmets for children and youth come in black, white, pink and green, and feature large Little Tricky logos on both sides.
Sold at: Bicycle and sports stores and other retailers nationwide and online from August 2006 to November 2011 for about $40.
Remedy: Contact Triple Eight for a refund.
Contact: Call 888-548-8518 or visit www.triple8.com.