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    trek helmet recall!

    FYI: Just incase this applies to anyone on here....hot off the presses.


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    May 4, 2006
    Release #06-155
    Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 373-4594
    CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
    CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

    Trek Recalls Anthem C Elite Bicycle Helmets for Failing Impact Standards

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    Name of Product: Trek Anthem C Elite and Anthem C Elite WSD Model Bicycle Helmets

    Units: About 4,500

    Manufacturer: Trek Bicycle, of Waterloo, Wis.

    Hazard: Product testing has demonstrated that these helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.

    Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

    Description: The recalled helmets are identified by the model name Anthem C Elite and Anthem C Elite WSD. A label inside the helmet identifies the helmet as "Trek Anthem C." The helmets are available in men's sizes in black/charcoal, blue/silver and blue/red, and in women's sizes in aqua blue/silver and white/silver. This recall includes all sizes of this helmet.

    Sold by: Authorized Trek Dealers nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for about $129.

    Manufactured In: China

    Remedy: Consumers should stop using the helmets immediately and return their helmets to an authorized Trek dealer for a full refund

    Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Trek Bicycle at (800)
    373-4594 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.

    To view this recall online, please visit our website at:
    http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06155.html

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    Wow thanks for this post. I just got one of these for my wife. Will be taking back asap.

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