The recalled helmets do not comply with the positional stability requirement of the CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
This recall involves Ventura Safety Adult Bike Helmets in size Medium (M), fitting a head circumference of about 21¼ to 22¾ inches, with model numbers 731434, 731436, 733192 or 733194.
The model numbers are located on a manufacturer sticker inside the helmets. The recalled helmets were sold in white carbon, neon yellow and white/pink and white/orange color combinations. The helmets have a removable black visor, black straps and a black buckle. Ventura is written on the front of the helmet visor and on the left and right sides of the helmet. A factory production sticker is also located inside the helmet with a product code beginning with S-166 followed by the month/year of production (from October 2017 through January 2023).
Name of Product: Ventura Adult Bike Helmets
Recall Date: May 18, 2023
Recall Number: 23-759
Hazard: The recalled helmets do not comply with the positional stability requirement of the CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets. The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
Sold At: Home Depot, JCPenney, Kohls, Play It Again Sports, and independent sports and bicycle stores nationwide and online at InGearOutfitters.com, Walmart.com and Amazon.com from October 2017 through January 2023 for about $40.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Cycle Force for a full refund. To receive a refund, consumers should destroy the helmet by cutting off the straps, complete the form at www.bikeaidonline.com/recall-ventura-sport-helmet, email photos of the helmet with the straps cut off to email@example.com to prove destruction, and then dispose of the recalled helmet. Cycle Force is contacting all purchasers directly.
Units: About 1,750
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What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Cycle Force toll-free at 877-245-3243 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.bikeaidonline.com/recall-ventura-sport-helmet or www.bikeaidonline.com and click on “RECALLS” at the top of the page for more information.
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