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Segway recalls some Ninebot kids helmets because of retention system non-compliance

Published March 24, 2022

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Segway is recalling about 960 Ninebot kids bike helmets because they do not comply with the positional stability and retention system requirements of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's standard for bike helmets.

The helmets can fail to protect in the event of a crash, posing a risk of head injury. Consumers should immediately stop using the helmets and return them to Segway for a full refund. Segway is contacting all known purchasers to facilitate returns using prepaid postage.

They were sold at Best Buy and other retailers nationwide and online at and from December 2020 through May 2021 for between $30 and $50.

The helmets are orange and white and in size extra-small, fitting head circumferences from about 19½ inches to 21½ inches. Ninebot is printed on the sides. Model NB-410 is printed on a label on the inside. The batch code and date can be found on a separate label on the inside. Only helmets with batch code SN4500056024 and Date: August 2020 are included in the recall.

CPSC recall notice: Segway Recalls Ninebot Children's Bicycle Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

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