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UVEX Sports GmbH & Co recalls multiple UVEX Bike Helmets
- Starting date:
- January 16, 2015
- Posting date:
- January 16, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Multiple UVEX Bike Helmets
This voluntary recall involves seven models of UVEX helmets. The helmets are available in various colours with different coloured chin straps. The model number can be found inside the helmet under the fitting pad on the top right side.
|UVEX Bike Helmet||Model Number||Colour|
|Sport Boss and Boss Race||XB027|
|FP3 and Race 3||XB032|
The helmet's chinstrap anchor can fail and cause the helmet to fall off in an incident, posing a risk of head injury.
Neither Health Canada nor UVEX Sports Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to this product.
Approximately 1,466 units of the affected helmets were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled helmets were sold from October 7, 2010 to August 14, 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Germany.
UVEX Sports GmbH & Co.
Orange Sport Supply Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the affected helmets and return them to the retailer for a refund.
For more information, consumers may contact Aaron Phipps at UVEX Sports Inc. by email or toll free at 1-844-767-0656, Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. EST.
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.
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