Bike Helmets That Fail to Comply with Federal Safety Standard Recalled
The impacted bike helmets were sold at authorized bicycle dealers nationwide
Approximately 1,200 bicycle helmets sold in the United States and Canada are being recalled by their manufacturer.
The affected bike helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
This recall involves Louis Garneau Course Helmets with model number LG1261 printed on the inside of the helmet. Garneau, Course, and LG are printed on both sides of the recalled helmets.
When and where were they sold?
The impacted bike helmets were sold at authorized bicycle dealers nationwide from December 2015 through January 2018. They came in matte black and matte fluo yellow.
A serial number within the following ranges is printed on a sticker inside the helmet: 712713 to 712955, 713088 to 713195, 713298 to 713783, 713859 to 713948, 714284 to 714433, 719591 to 719740, 716198 to 716560, 716621 to 717010, and 717122 to 718070.
No injuries related to this recall have been reported, to date.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Louis Garneau at (800) 448-1984 for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.