Name of product: Lazer bicycle helmets
Hazard: The bicycle helmets do not comply with the federal safety standard for bicycle helmets, posing a risk of head injury.
Remedy: Replace
Recall date: October 25, 2018
Units: About 4,200

Description: This recall involves Shimano’s Lazer-branded bicycle helmets, models Blade, Elle, Jade and Magma. They were sold in the following matte or glossy colors and color combinations: black, black and pink, blue, dark blue, grey and yellow, khaki and orange, titanium, red, yellow, and white. Lazer is printed on the side of the helmet. Model LZB-08 is printed on a sticker inside the helmet. Only helmets in the sizes below are included in the recall.

Model Name Size
Blade XS and S
Elle S
Jade S
Magma S


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Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Shimano for instructions on how to receive a free replacement helmet.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Authorized Shimano bicycle dealers nationwide from January 2015 through April 2018 for between $100 and $125.

Manufacturer(s): HKSM MACAO Commercial Offshore Ltd., of China

Importer(s): Shimano North America Holding Inc., of Irvine, Calif.

Distributor(s): Shimano North America Holding Inc., of Irvine, Calif.

Manufactured In: China

Recall number: 19-021