The strap anchor can become dislodged from the helmet when sufficient force is applied, and therefore violates the CPSC federal safety regulation for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
This recall only involves Bell Slope adult bicycle helmets. The helmets were sold in dark green and light blue.
The recalled Bell Slope helmets can be identified by the inner helmet sticker which has the model’s name “Slope” and B1161X written on it. Only adult sized Bell Slope Helmets are affected by this recall.
Name of Product: Bell Slope Adult Helmets
Recall Date: January 4, 2024
Recall Number: 24-074
Hazard: The strap anchor can become dislodged from the helmet when sufficient force is applied, and therefore violates the CPSC federal safety regulation for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
Sold At: Target, Fred Meyer, Academy, other stores nationwide and other websites from January 2023 through April 2023 for about $30.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Bell Adult Slope helmets and contact Bell Sports for a refund. To receive a refund, consumers should destroy the helmet by cutting off the straps and upload photos of the helmet with the straps cut to firstname.lastname@example.org to prove destruction, then dispose of the recalled helmet.
Units: About 11,000
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