Recall Date: September 1, 2016
Recall Number: 16-256
Name of Product: SAHN Classic bicycle helmets
Hazard: The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle helmets and contact SAHN Designs for a free replacement helmet.
Consumer Contact: SAHN Designs at 800-642-7086 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.sahn.cc and click on “Recall Notice” at the top of the page for more information.
Photos Available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/SAHN-Designs-Recalls-Bicycle-Helmets/
Units: About 2,000 (in addition, about 1,600 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves SAHN Classic SH523 adult bicycle helmets. “SAHN” is printed on the outer shell of the helmet on the right side. The production date and “SH-523 Classic” are printed on the white sticker label on the inside of the helmet. The helmets come in matte and gloss colors. Matte colors include black, white, blue, tan, grey, green, cream and brown. Gloss colors include black, white, blue, tan, cream and green.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Authorized boutique bicycle dealers from May 2013 through December 2015 for about $130.
Distributor: SAHN Designs Inc., of Vancouver, Canada
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59778r-eng.php