SwissStop recalls some disc brake pads

By Stephen Frothingham

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — SwissStop is recalling about 750 disc brake pads because the pads can separate from their backplate.

This recall involves SwissStop EXOTherm disc brake pads sold as aftermarket parts. Only disc pads with models listed below are included in the recall:

  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 25
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 30
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 26
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 31
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 27
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 32
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 28
  • SwissStop EXOTherm Disc 34

The model numbers are listed on the original packaging.

Consumer are being told to return the recalled brake pads to the store where purchased for full refund, or contact distributor Helvetia Sports toll-free at 866-358-5218 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or go to for more information.

The firm has received two reports of the brake pads separating from the backplate. No injuries have been reported.

The pads were sold from October 2015 through June 2017 for between $40 and $50.

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Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News