Triple Eight Recalls Bicycle Helmets Due To Head Injury Risks

Posted on January 6, 2012

According to news sources, a recall has been issued for about 30,400 units of Triple Eight Distribution bicycle helmets for children after it was found that they did not comply with existing impact resistance standards placed by The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The company, Triple Eight Distribution Inc., announced the recall after product testing showed that the helmets did not comply with CPSC safety standards regarding impact resistance for such helmets. The recalled helmet models are the Sector 9, in both small and medium sizes, as well as the EPS Liner helmets.

There have been no injuries reported to date.

Consumers with the recalled helmets should take them away from children immediately and contact the company at (888) 548-8518 for a full refund of the recalled product.

As a personal injury attorney Long Beach, I’ve seen recalls of this kind in the past and understand the risks they entail for unsuspecting consumers. I hope that by supplying this information consumers will have an opportunity to learn more about this recalled product . If you or a loved one has been injured through the use or consumption of a defective product, speak with a Long Beach personal injury lawyer to learn about the legal options available to you.

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