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JBM International Electric recalling adult bike helmets sold on Amazon

Published April 17, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — JBM International Electric is recalling adult bike helmets sold exclusively on Amazon because they don't comply with Consumer Product Safety Commission standards for positional stability.

The helmets can fail to protect during a crash, but no injuries or incidents have been reported. About 5,300 units are affected by the recall, and the helmets were sold on Amazon from March 2022 through January 2023 for about $24.

The helmets are labeled as "free size," fitting head circumferences of about 22¾ inches to 24¼ inches. They were sold in multiple color combinations: black/black, pink/black, green/white, yellow/black, orange/black, red/black, red/white, black/white, blue/white, purple/yellow, and silver. They have black and silver straps and a red buckle.

"JBM" and an accompanying logo are printed on the sides of the helmet. Batch code JPG-89 is printed on a label on the inside. The model and date can be found on a separate label on the inside. Models JBM-A51, JBM-A53, JBM-A96, JBM-A97, JBM-A98, JBM-A99, JBM-A100, JBM-A101, JBM-A252, JBM-A253, JBM-A254, and JBM-A255 with production date 202110 are included in this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact JBM International for a full refund. Consumers should destroy the recalled helmet by cutting off the straps and email a photo of the helmet with the straps cut off to Then dispose of the recalled helmets after submitting proof of destruction. JBM International is contacting all known purchasers directly.

More information: CPSC recall page

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