Tag: helmet

Garneau recalls non-compliant bicycle helmets

Helmet-maker Louis Garneau is recalling 1,200 bicycle helmets sold in the US and Canada after discovering that the Course-style helmets in matte colors degrade over time and don’t comply with the impact requirements set by those countries’ safety standards.

Owners should stop using the helmets, which pose a risk for injury, and contact Louis Garneau …

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UVEX recalls 46,000 bicycle helmets

Germany-based helmet maker UVEX is recalling 46,800 bicycle helmets because the chinstrap can fail. Also, the helmet does not comply with impact guidelines of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

No incident or injuries have been reported, but the CPSC says the anchor for the chinstrip can break, causing the helmet to slide off a user’s head. The …

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Louis Garneau recalls 1,100 aero helmets

Bicycle helmet importer Louis Garneau is recalling 1,180 aerodynamic styled bicycle helmets because they don’t protect the user in cold temperatures.

Users are urged to stop using the helmets immediately and return them to Garneau USA for a refund or replacement.

The recall is for Louis Garneau P-09 aerodynamic bicycle helmets with model number 1405362. The helmets …

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