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Helmets R Us recalls Rollerblade-branded helmets

The helmets fail to meet the federal safety standard

Photo source: CPSC
Helmets R Us of Tacoma, Wash., is recalling about 9,700 Rollerblade helmets.

The helmets do not meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

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.

The helmets, manufactured in China, were sold to schools nationwide for use in physical education programs from September 201,1 through April 2018, for about $16.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Helmets R Us toll-free at 877-777-9287 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at for more information.

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