Shimano 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.
XS and 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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