Shimano North America recalls Lazer Bicycle Helmets

Starting date:
October 23, 2018
Posting date:
October 23, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-68074

Affected products

Lazer Bicycle Helmets

Product description

This recall involves the following Lazer bicycle helmets:

  • Blade, Size extra small and small
  • Elle, Size small
  • Jade, Size small
  • Magma, Size small

The helmets have ID Code LZB-08. The size and ID code can be found on the inside of the helmet.

Hazard identified

The recalled helmets do not meet the CPSC standard for the "Dynamic Roll Off" test. The helmet may come off on impact posing a head injury to the user.

As of October 9, 2018 the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1,738 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled helmets were sold from January 2015 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Shimano Canada Ltd.
Peterborough
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
HKSM MACAO Commercial Offshore Ltd.
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the helmet and return the helmet to Shimano North America for a free replacement (with free shipping).

For more information, consumers should contact Shimano by telephone at 1-877-377-5211 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday to Friday or online.

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.