Consumer product recall

REX Articoli Tecnici SA recalls SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads

Starting date:
April 24, 2018
Posting date:
April 24, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads

Product description

This recall involves SwissStop Bicycle Disc Brake Pads sold as aftermarket spare parts for certain bicycle brake systems. These brake pads are black with the SwissStop logo and brake pad model number listed on the exterior panel.

The recall involves the following disc brake pad models:

  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 25
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 26
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 27
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 28
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 30
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 31
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 32
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 34

The model numbers are listed on the product’s original packaging.  The recalled disc brake pads were sold for certain bicycle brake systems.  A full list of these brake system can be viewed on the firm's site.

Hazard identified

The brake pads can separate from the back plate posing a fall hazard to the user.

As of April 10th, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 534 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2015 to June 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Switzerland.


REX Articoli Tecnici SA
Helvetia Sports Ltd.
Cycles Lambert, Inc.

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return to the retailer for a refund.

For more information consumers may contact SwissStop through the company website or by phone, toll-free at 1-866-358-5218 Monday to Friday from 9:00AM to 5:00PM EST.

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.

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.