Consumer product recall

Retrospec Scout Bicycle Helmet recalled due to injury hazard

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Retrospec Scout Bicycle Helmet
Consumer products - Injury hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Retrospec for a full refund

Affected products

This recall involves kid’s Retrospec Scout model bicycle helmets in size XS and S. The helmets were sold in the following colours and designs:

  • Blippi
  • Blush
  • Brash Blue
  • Chameleon
  • Cool Mint
  • Matte Forest Green
  • Matte Black
  • Matte Navy
  • Matte White
  • Matte Burnt Orange
  • Matte Green
  • Matte Royal Blue
  • Matte Whisper Pink

The helmets were sold with a green hang tag label listing the name “Retrospec”, the Scout brand name, and the helmet size. The word Retrospec or the Retrospec “R” logo appear on the right side of the helmet.


The helmet may not protect the child during a fall or crash, posing a risk of a head injury.  

As of December 28, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents in Canada, and no reports of injury. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents and no reports of injury.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmet and contact Retrospec for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Retrospec by telephone toll-free at 1-888-488-2369 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. PST Monday to Friday, or online.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Retrospec.

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 consumers 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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information


Number Sold

The company reported that 150 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and about 72,000 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from February 2019 to March 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Sports and fitness


Xander Bicycle Corp dba Retrospec








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