Lazer Recalls Blade, Magma, Elle and Jade Helmets
ANTWERP, Belgium – Lazer Sport found out that in some cases, certain Blade, Magma, Elle and Jade bicycle helmets sold since January 2015 do not pass roll-off tests under the CE or CPSC standards. As a result, in rare circumstances, the strap anchorage may detach from the helmet during impact. Lazer has decided voluntarily to undertake a recall of the helmets affected in countries where the roll-off test is a mandatory requirement.
The recall concerns all sizes of the CE helmets and sizes XS and S of the CPSC helmets affected. To date, Lazer is not aware of any reports of incidents and they consider the safety risk to be very low. The list of countries where this standard is applicable can be found on the website of Lazer Sport.
The models affected were sold in a variety of colours. A white sticker with model name, identification code and size can be found inside the helmet.
The Lazer helmets affected are only the following models
Owners of an affected helmet are urged to contact their dealer for a replacement of the helmet, free of charge. These new helmets come with a new strap anchorage designed to meet the required standards. They are CE or CPSC certified and can be identified by codes ending with “081” and “181”.