Louis Garneau Sports Inc. recalls Course LG1261 Cycling Helmets
- Starting date:
- March 15, 2018
- Posting date:
- March 15, 2018
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Louis Garneau Sports Inc.
Course LG1261 Cycling Helmets
This recall involves Louis Garneau Sports Course LG1261 bicycle helmet with molded ventilation channels, model number 1405261. The words "Garneau" & "Course" are on both sides of the helmet.
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The plastic shell on the helmet can weaken over time causing the product to fail head impact testing. In the event of an accident, the helmet could fail to prevent head injuries, posing a hazard to consumers.
As of February 26, 2018, the company has received no report of incident or injury in Canada or in the United States.
Approximately 548 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 655 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from December 2015 to January 2018.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Louis Garneau Sports Inc.
Saint-Augustin de Desmaures
Strategic Sports (BVI) Limited
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the recalled helmet immediately and contact Louis Garneau Sports Inc. to return it and get a replacement helmet.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.