Recall: Rollerblade Helmets
On 2018-06-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Rollerblade Helmets due to a potential Head Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2011 for about $16.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Top Gear helmet recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 5th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 210 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The helmets fail to meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Rollerblade-branded Helmets R Us helmets, used in schools' physical education programs. The recalled helmets are white and Rollerblade is printed on the side in black. They were manufactured from September 2011 through April 2017. Model 16, SK-501N and the manufactured date (in MM/YYYY format) are printed on a label on the inside of the helmet. "Distributed by: Helmets R Us" is printed on another label inside of the helmet.
These items were sold new+ at To schools nationwide for use in physical education programs from September 2011 through April 2018 for about $16.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Helmets R Us to receive a free replacement helmet.Helmets R Us is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Helmets R Us toll-free at 877-777-9287 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at http://skateinschool.com and click on "Product Recall" or http://helmetsrus.net and click on the "Product Recall" button for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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