Update: Bike USA Recalls Punisher Helmets Which Fail to Comply With CPSC Safety Standards
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based Bike USA Inc. is recalling about 3,400 Punisher Adult Cycling Helmets which fail to comply with the requirements of the CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets and may fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury.
The recalled helmets were sold in various colors and have black straps and a black buckle. “Punisher” is printed on the sides of the helmet. A white label on the inside of the helmet contains the Ref/Lot# 2020TC015 or 2020TC025.
Consumers who purchased a recalled bike helmet should contact Bike USA Inc. for instructions on receiving a refund. Consumers should not return the helmet to online retailers.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 23-706.
What’s the Problem?
This CPSC Recall affects:
- Sweet Protection Ripper Jr. bicycle helmets
- Sweet Protection Ripper MIPS Jr. bicycle helmets
- Sweet Protection Ripper MIPS bicycle helmets
The recalled bicycle helmets have the words “Sweet Protection” printed on the side, and were sold in the following colors: black, white, blue, gray, green, pink and purple.
All of the recalled helmets have the manufacturing date printed inside the helmet with “2019” as the production year, and 9 through 12 as the production month. The model name is printed on a label on the rear back side of the helmet.
Affected helmets were sold at Evo and Rogers Ski and Sport sporting goods stores in California, Colorado, Montana, New Hampshire, Utah, Washington and Wyoming and online from February 2020 through June 2020 for between $50 and $90.
Consumers who purchased a recalled bike helmet should stop using it and return to the point of purchase, or contact Active Brands/Sweet Protection for a refund.
The CPSC Recall Number for these items is 20-165.
Any Volume Bike Helmet Recall
The CPSC on Nov. 24, 2020, announced a recall for about 660 Any Volume Bicycle Helmets which “… do not comply with the U.S. CPSC federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.” Affected helmets were sold in blue, green, pink, red, white and yellow, and have black nylon fabric straps with white striped patterns in the center and a black plastic knob on the back. The CPSC Recall Number for these items is 21-710.
Woom Bicycle Helmets Recalled for Safety Standard Violation
Woom Bikes USA is recalling about 2,000 children’s bicycle helmets that do not meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury. The recall began on August 21, 2020, and affects Woom Bikes USA children’s helmets sold in blue, green, purple, red and yellow and in size S (for small size).
Do I Have a Bicycle Helmet Recall Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Bicycle Helmet Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled bike helmet, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.