|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 1995
Release # 95-107
|CONTACT: Elaine Tyrrell
(301) 504-0580 Ext.1191
CPSC, PTI Announce Recall of Jaguar Bike
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Protective Technologies International Inc.
(PTI) of Yonkers, N.Y., is recalling approximately 25,000 Jaguar bicycle helmets, model
3060. The helmet liners failed the manufacturer's head impact tests and may not prevent
Jaguar white plastic helmets have 20 vent holes on the front, top and sides, a white
plastic visor on the front, and black head and chin straps. The helmet is decorated with
bright orange and yellow decals. A blue, square PTI label appears on the back of the
The bicycle helmets were sold for $23.00 to $25.00 exclusively at Toys 'R' Us and Target
Stores nationwide between September 1994 to January 1995. PTI Jaguar helmets manufactured
since February 1995 which have a 1995 date sticker and a QC sticker inside are not
affected by this recall.
Consumers who own affected helmets should call PTI at (800) 515-0074 to receive a UPS tag
to return the helmet to the company. PTI will send consumers a new helmet that meets
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000
types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product
or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call
CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a
press release through fax-on-demand, call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax
machine and enter the release number. Consumers can obtain this release and recall
information or report product hazards to firstname.lastname@example.org.