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UVEX Bike Helmet Recall

UVEX Bicycle Helmet RecallUVEX Sports recalls bicycle helmets due to risk of head injury. The chinstrap can fail, causing the helmet to slide off, and the helmets also do not comply with impact requirements of CPSC safety standards. Helmets should be returned to UVEX Sports for refund or replacement. 

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Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury


Recall Date: December 12, 2014

Recall Number: 15-045

Bicycle Helmets Recalled by UVEX Sports Due to Risk of Head Injury

Recall Summary

Name of Product: UVEX Bicycle Helmets

Hazard: The anchor for the helmet’s chinstrap can fail, causing the helmets to slide off the head, posing a head injury hazard. The bicycle helmets also do not comply with the impact requirements of the CPSC safety standards for bicycle helmets.

Remedy: Refund, Replace

Consumer Contact: UVEX Sports Inc. toll-free at (844) 767-0656 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday throughFriday, or online at and click on “Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Units: 46,800

Description: This recall involves seven models of UVEX helmets. The helmets come in a variety of colors with different colored chin straps. The helmets have a model number inside the helmet under the fitting pad on the top right side. The affected helmet model numbers are XB017, XB022, XB025, XB027, XB032, XB036 and XB038.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the helmets and contact UVEX for a free compliant helmet or a refund of the purchase price.

Sold at: sporting goods and bicycle specialty stores nationwide from September 2009 through June 2014 for about $100 to $260.

Manufacturer: Uvex Sports GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Manufactured in: Germany

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on 12/17/14


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