Independent tests show these helmets don’t meet mandatory safety standards. The straps may fail to hold the skate helmet in place during a fall or accident.
These helmets were sold at Kmart between October 2012 and April 2014:
- Skate helmet black XS/S – APN:9341101353819
- Skate helmet black S/M – APN:9341101353826
- Skate helmet pink XS/S – APN:9341101353796
- Skate helmet pink S/M – APN:9341101353970
- Skate helmet splat XS/S – APN:9341101980510
- Skate helmet splat S/M – APN:9341101980527
- Skate helmet camo XS/S – APN:9341101980497
- Skate helmet camo S/M – APN:9341101980503
- Roller Derby skate helmet S/M – APN:9341101754777
What to do
Stop using the helmets and return them to any Kmart store for a full refund.
For more information contact Kmart:
- Phone: 0800 945 995, Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.
- Website: www.kmart.co.nz