Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

XB%20017The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets.

This recall involves seven models of UVEX helmets. The helmets come in a variety of colors with different colored chin straps. The helmets have a model number inside the helmet under the fitting pad on the top right side.

The affected helmet model numbers are XB017, XB022, XB025, XB027, XB032, XB036 and XB038. Consumers should stop using the helmets and contact UVEX for a free compliant helmet or a refund of the purchase price.

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