PhotoShimano North America Holding of Irvine, Calif., is recalling about 4,200 Lazer bicycle helmets.

The helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves Shimano’s Lazer-branded bicycle helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma.

The helmets were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow, and white.

Lazer is printed on the side of the helmet. Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet.

Only helmets in the sizes below are included in the recall.

Model Name

Size

Blade

XS and S

Elle

S

Jade

S

Magma

S

The helmets, manufactured in China, were sold at authorized Shimano bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2015, through April 2018, for between $100 and $125.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Shimano for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.

Consumers may contact Shimano at (800) 423-2420 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PT) Monday through Friday or online at https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/home.html and click on “Corrective Actions” at the bottom of the page for more information.


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