Kids’ Bike Helmets Sold on Temu Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

Kids’ Bike Helmets With Dinosaur and Sea World Print Sold Exclusively on Recalled Over Risk The Helmets Could Fail

Kids' Bike Helmets Sold on Temu Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (June 16, 2024) – Multi-purpose Kids’ Bike Helmets sold on were recalled over the risk the helmets could fail to protect in a crash.

The issue with the helmets is that they do not comply with the dynamic stretch and retention system requirements of the CPSC. The helmets were sold exclusively at, and about 200 have been purchased so far.

A recall notice issued by the CPSC revealed that the helmets come in four different variants. There is a blue helmet with dinosaurs and a blue helmet with sea world print.

An orange version with dinosaurs was also sold, along with a pink version with sea world print. The model number for the affected units is KY-E008.

Liability For Helmet Failure Accidents

Brain injuries can be extremely dangerous for people of all ages, including children. According to PubMed Central, “Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in children. Pediatric TBI is associated with several distinctive characteristics that differ from adults and are attributable to age-related anatomical and physiological differences […].” This is why helmets are so important for children to wear helmets while riding bikes. Companies that manufacture helmets should take a number of measures in order to ensure their helmets are safe.

  • Compliance: Companies should ensure that they comply with national and international safety standards.
  • Research: Companies should invest in ongoing research and stay up-to-date with the latest materials and technologies that enhance safety.
  • Testing: Companies should conduct comprehensive tests that take into consideration all of the punishment a helmet may go through.

The company that created a helmet could potentially be liable if they sold a product that failed. Generally speaking, companies are strictly liable for selling products that are inherently defective. For example, a helmet may have a weak or brittle shell that could crack or shatter upon impact. The impact-absorbing foam liner may also degrade over time or be unevenly distributed.

Online retailers could also be liable for selling a faulty helmet that failed and led to a serious injury. For example, if an online retailer knew (or should have known) that a helmet was defective and failed to take appropriate action, this could form the basis of a negligence claim. It is important that certain steps are taken after any accident involving a helmet failure.

  • The helmet associated with the accident should be preserved.
  • Medical records related to the accident should be collected.
  • Eyewitnesses should be interviewed.
  • An experienced product liability attorney should be contacted.

It can be hard to know where to begin after any instance of a helmet failure. These accidents can result in traumatic and life-long injuries. In severe cases, victims may need constant medical care for their injuries. Unfortunately, companies that manufacture helmets will often do everything in their power to deny responsibility if a child is injured while using them. This is one of the many reasons it is so important to seek legal advice after any helmet failure.

Getting Legal Help After A Helmet Failure

We at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates were deeply concerned when we read about the problems with the Kids’ Bike Helmets sold on Temu. It is our sincere hope that additional measures are taken to prevent dangerous helmets from being sold to parents in the first place. Companies should never prioritize the accumulation of profits over the safety of children.

Have you or someone that you care about been injured by a helmet failure? You may have legal recourse. Our team of product liability attorneys is here to help you. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support, we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (312) 564-4256.