FGL Sports Ltd. recalls Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets

Starting date:
July 30, 2014
Posting date:
July 30, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo Bike and Skateboard Helmets

Product description

This voluntary recall involves the Capix Evo and Capix Jr Evo bike and skateboard helmets.  The products are identified by Corporate Style Numbers: 331473210, 331473212, 331473226, 331473231, 331473235 and 331473239 and Franchise Style Numbers: H24-EVO and H24-EVOJR.

The helmets were made available in the following colours:

  • Capix Jr Evo Helmets - Black/Green and White/Purple,
  • Capix Evo Helmets- Black, Blue, Red and White.

Hazard identified

This voluntary recall is being initiated by FGL Sports Ltd. as a precautionary measure due to a manufacturing defect which may cause cracks to appear near the rivets securing the chinstrap, posing a potential safety hazard to consumers.

Neither Health Canada nor FGL Sports Ltd. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these helmets.

Number sold

Approximately 8,684 units of the affected helmets were sold at Sport Chek, Sports Experts, Intersport and S3 stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled helmets were sold between January 2014 and June 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


FGL Sports Ltd.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected helmets and return them to their local local Sport Chek, Sports Experts, Intersport and S3 stores for a refund or exchange.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.