Daytona Helmets is Recalling Motorcycle Helmets, Model DC1

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 19, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.: Production Dates:
    MOTORCYCLE HELMET / DC1 Information not Available
Manufacturer: Daytona Helmets International Report Receipt Date: OCT 11, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12E040000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 796
Summary:
 Daytona Helmets International (Daytona Helmets) is recalling certain motorcycle helmets, model DC1, sizes XS-2XL, manufactured in October 2010. Due to an improper fiberglass construction, the helmets fail to conform to the impact and penetration requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.”
Consequence:
 By wearing a noncompliant helmet, the user may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
 Daytona Helmets International will notify owners and replace or modify the helmets free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in December 2012. Owners may contact Daytona Helmets International at 1-386-255-3505.
Notes:
 Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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