Update: Woom Bike Helmets Recalled for Head Injury Risk
Woom Bikes USA is recalling about 2,000 children’s bicycle helmets that do not meet the federal safety standard, posing a risk of head injury. The recalled helmets were sold online and through BikeShopGirl in Colorado and The Family Bike Collective in California from December 2018 through July 2019 for about $70.
What’s the Problem?
According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), this recall affects Active Brand AS Sweet Protection-branded Ripper Jr., Ripper MIPS Jr. and Ripper MIPS bicycle helmets sold in matte colors: black, white, blue, gray, green, pink and purple.
The words “Sweet Protection” are printed on the side of the recalled helmets, CPSC said. All of the helmets have the manufacturing date printed inside the helmet with “2019” as the production year, and a number between 9 and 12 as the production month. The model name is printed on a label on the rear back side of the helmet.
The recalled bike helmets were sold at Evo and Rogers Ski and Sport sporting goods stores in California, Colorado, Montana, New Hampshire, Utah, Washington and Wyoming and online from February 2020 through June 2020 for between $50 and $90.
If you purchased a bicycle helmet that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and return it for a full refund.
This recall began on August 12, 2020.
Do I Have a Bicycle Helmet Recall Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Bicycle Helmet Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled bike helmet, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.