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Mountain Equipment Co-op recalls Speed Kid's Bike Helmets
- Starting date:
- October 6, 2015
- Posting date:
- October 6, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Children's Products, Sports/Fitness
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
MEC Speed Kids’ Cycling Helmet
This recall involves MEC Speed Kids’ Bike Helmets. The bike helmet has an outer shell in a variety of bright colours covering a crushable foam liner. The helmet interior has a suspension system consisting of a knob-adjustable fit ring and a set of nylon retention straps.
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The hook-and-loop tabs holding the liner can detach from the helmet, posing a risk of the fit ring partially or fully separating.
Neither Health Canada nor MEC has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the product in Canada.
Approximately 4,470 units were sold in Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled bike helmets were sold between April 24, 2015 and September 14, 2015.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Mountain Equipment Co-op
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the bike helmets and return it to MEC for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may call the MEC customer service centre at 1-888-847-0770, Monday to Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. PST, and Saturday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST or by email. Consumers can also visit MEC's website for additional instructions.
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.