CKX Titan and Mission Helmets recalled due to Injury Hazard

Starting date:
May 21, 2020
Posting date:
May 21, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-73141

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: CKX brand Titan and Mission helmets.
  • Issue: The helmets can fail to fasten properly, causing a potential injury hazard.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact the retailer from which the product was purchased, or Kimpex for a free repair.

Affected products

CKX brand Titan and Mission helmets manufactured between May 2016 and March 2020

Product description

This voluntary recall involves CKX Titan and Mission helmets for recreational sport motor vehicles. The affected products can be identified by the name Titan or Mission appearing on a sticker on the outside of the helmet, or on the interior label of the helmet. The helmets were available in sizes XS to 3XL.

Hazard identified

While adjusting the long chin curtain, consumers can unknowingly detach the neck strap if the rapid-release tab becomes stuck. The helmets can then fail to fasten properly, resulting in an injury hazard in the event of an accident.

As of May 7th, 2020, the company has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to this hazard in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 58,576 Titan and Mission helmets were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 2016 to March 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Kimpex Inc.
Drummondville
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Tiange (xiamen) Sport Manu. Co. Lt.
Xiamen City-Fujian
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact the retailer from which they purchased the product or Kimpex for a free repair.

Consumers can contact Kimpex toll-free at 1-800-268-5475 Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm (EST) or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products that pose a danger to human health or safety from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents or concerns 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.