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Specialized Bicycles pulls 3,000 helmets from marketplace

California-based Specialized Bicycles is recalling 3,000 of its helmets because they failed to meet U.S. safety standards, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Tuesday.

The recall applies to helmets marked with the model number 2D. The helmets, which were made in China, were sold across the U.S. and through online retailers from July 2007 to October 2007 for about $200 US.

No associated injuries have been reported.

Consumers should stop using the helmets and return it for a replacement or refund.

Recall notice

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