MOSA Sports of Hermosa Beach, Calif., Tuesday recalled 1,250 Five 40 brand bicycle helmets because they failed Consumer Product Safety Commission impact tests.
The CPSC and MOSA Sports said they have received no reports of injuries or incidents involving these helmets. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
The recalled helmets are black, white or red, and have the name “Five 40” printed on the front and back. A label inside the helmet reads “990803” along with the model name “540.”
The helmets were sold by sporting good stores nationwide from October 1999 through September 2001 for about $25.
Consumers are advised to stop using the helmets immediately and return them to place of purchase or MOSA Sports for a refund or free replacement. For more information, call 800-804-0211.