Rapex 2018 38 Children’s climbing helmet BEAL ‘Mercury Kid’ helmet

Alert number: A12/1366/18  
Category: Protective equipment
Product: Children’s climbing helmet
Brand: BEAL
Name: ‘Mercury Kid’ helmet
Type / number of model: size 48-58 cm
Batch number / Barcode: batch MK042632516, date 7/16
Risk type: Injuries
The vertical impact energy absorption capacity is insufficient and the retention system is inadequate.
Consequently, the helmet does not provide sufficient protection in case of an impact and the user might suffer from head injuries.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European Standard EN 12492.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description: Children’s climbing and mountaineering helmet.
Country of origin: China
Alert submitted by: France
Risk level: Serious