Update: 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).
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.
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.