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Trek Anthem C Elite, Anthem C Elite WSD Bicycle Helmets

Código SIAR: 19824
Categoría: Equipo especial de protección
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Trek-Recalls-Anthem-C-Elite-Bicycle-Helmets-for-Failing-Impact-Standards
Fecha de Publicación: 04 may, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Trek
Descripción del Defecto: Trek Recalls Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmets for Failing Impact Standards
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2006
Release #06-155 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 373-4594
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Trek Recalls Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmets for Failing Impact Standards
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Trek Anthem C Elite and Anthem C Elite WSD Model Bicycle Helmets
Units: About 4,500
Manufacturer: Trek Bicycle, of Waterloo, Wis.
Hazard: Product testing has demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled helmets are identified by the model name Anthem C Elite and Anthem C Elite WSD. A label inside the helmet identifies the helmet as "Trek Anthem C." The helmets are available in men's sizes in black/charcoal, blue/silver and blue/red, and in women's sizes in aqua blue/silver and white/silver. This recall includes all sizes of this helmet.
Sold by: Authorized Trek Dealers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $129.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the helmets immediately and return their helmets to an authorized Trek dealer for a full refund
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Trek Bicycle at (800) 373-4594 between
9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.