Bell Bicycle Helmet Recall for Helmets Sold at Walmart and on Amazon
Bell Sports of Scotts Valley, California, has recalled over 30,000 Bell Sports Exodus Full-Face Bicycle Motocross Helmets (Youth). The plastic buckle that connects the chin straps can fail, causing the helmet to come off the wearer’s head. If this happens during a fall or a collision, the rider could suffer head trauma and other injuries.
If this has happened to you, you may have product liability claims against Bell Sports. If this happened during a collision, you may also have claims against the at-fault driver.
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Products Included in the Bell Bicycle Helmet Recall
This recall involves the Bell Sports Exodus full-face bicycle motocross youth helmet, marketed for racing and downhill riding. The helmets come in two styles: black/red helmet with red interior padding, or blue/gray/black helmet with black interior padding. The helmet wraps over the front edge (around the chin) and has an adjustable visor. The helmet also has removable cheek pads.
Recalled helmets can be identified by UPC 0 35011 89802 x and 0-35011-91771-9. The helmets also come with a white sticker on the inside of the helmet that identifies them as “Exodus” with the weight and size also marked. The helmets have an angled visor and were sold in youth size. The model and part number can be found on a removable sticker located on the side of the helmet.
The recalled Bell helmets were sold at Walmart stores nationwide and Amazon.com between August 2009 and March 2011 for between $50 and $60. They were manufactured in Taiwan.