Stoneridge Cycle Ltd. recalls Doodlezz Helmets

Starting date:
September 14, 2016
Posting date:
September 14, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Children's Products, Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-60128

Affected products

Doodlezz Helmet 5+ (child) and Doodlezz Helmet 8+ (youth)

Product description

The recall involves Doodlezz bicycle helmets for children, 5 years of age and older, and for youth, 8 years of age and older. The helmets are white and are sold with markers and a cleaner to decorate the product. The recalled products have a sticker on the inside of the helmet and can be identified by the production lot numbers #SR0214110 and #SR0215075.

The following helmets are included in the recall:
Description Item number SKN  UPC

Doodlezz Helmet 5+
Child

20123 0731207 016751201238

Doodlezz Helmet 8+

Youth
20124 0731208 016751201245

 

Hazard identified

The recalled products are sold to consumers with the inner foam liner in the helmet detached from the outer plastic shell, which poses a head injury hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Stoneridge Cycle has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to this product.

Number sold

Approximately 19,408 units of the recalled products were sold exclusively to Canadian Tire across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2016 until September 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Stoneridge Cycle Ltd.
Milton
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Guangzhou Longshine Sporting Goods Co. Ltd
Baiyun District, Guanzhou City
Giangzhou
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to the retailers for a refund.

For more information, consumers may also contact Stoneridge Cycle Ltd. at 1-888-220-5604 or by email.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.