Youth sized motorcycle helmets are being recalled because they could fall off and cut the wearer's head, according to news reports .
Bell Sports Exodus Full-Face Bicycle Motocross Helmet is recalling about 2,500 of their youth helmets. According to Health Canada, the plastic release buckle on the chin strap of the helmet can separate, causing the helmet to come off and cut the consumer. The cuts can pose serious injuries that require stitches or even death.
The recalled product includes:
"Recalled products were sold from August 2009 to March of this year in Canada and the U.S., and were manufactured in Taiwan. About 2,500 recalled helmets, in black/red and blue/grey/black colours, were sold at Walmart and Mountain Equipment Co-op stores across Canada."
Consumers can check their helmets by the UPC codes: 0 35011 89802 x and 0-35011-91771-9.
As a Charleston personal injury lawyer , I urge consumers to check their helmets to ensure they don't have this recalled item. Consumers are advised to stop using the helmets and contact Bell Sports for a refund or replacement by calling 1-866-892-6059 or visiting the website: www.bellsports.com.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled product, contact a personal injury lawyer in Charleston .