Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 28, 2013. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Bell Full Throttle Bike Helmets
Hazard: The buckle on the helmet’s safety strap can release in an accident and allow the helmet to fall off the rider, posing a risk of head injury.
Consumer Contact: Bell Sports Inc. toll-free at (866) 892-6059 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.bellbikestuff.com and click on “Recall Notice” for more information.
Units: About 2,500
Description: This recall involves Bell Full Throttle, full coverage bicycle motocross (BMX) helmets with a chin bar. The all-black helmets have UPC code 035011 937052 and part number 1009159 printed on a label on the side of the helmet shell. The Bell logo is affixed to the front and lower side of the helmet.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Bell Sports for instructions on receiving a full refund.
Sold exclusively at: Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at ToysRUs.com between July 2012 and January 2013 for about $60.
Importer: Bell Sports Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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