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ABUS recalls some youth helmets

Published November 11, 2021

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — ABUS is recalling about 790 youth helmets because they do not comply with Consumer Products Safety Commission standards.

The recall involves the ABUS ACM (MountZ) youth medium sized helmets. The recalled helmets were sold in velvet black and polar white colors. "ABUS" is printed on the left side, front and back of the helmets. The model ACM (MountZ),with the manufactured date of March 2020 or October 2020, is printed on a label on the inside of the helmet.

Relevant SKUs: 

  • Velvet Black: ABUS 877353, H2 A5877353, QBP HE 5124
  • Polar White: ABUS  877377, H2 A5877377, QBP HE 5126

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and return them to ABUS's Recall Administrator, Sedgwick, free of charge, for a full refund. Consumers should contact Sedgwick toll-free at 877-643-8415 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at

ABUS is offering a full refund of the Minimum Advertised Price of $79.99, plus applicable taxes, and shipping costs, without proof of purchase.

According to ABUS, sample helmets did not comply with the impact attenuation tests required under CPSC's standards for cold and wet conditions in the frontal/crown area.

There are no reported injuries. The helmets were sold at IBDs from April 2020 through October 2021 for about $80. They were made in China, imported by ABUS Mobile Security Inc., of Chicago, and distributed by Highway Two and QBP.

More information: CPSC recall announcement | ABUS recall notice.

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