WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 19, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
|Potential Number of Units Affected: 796|
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.”
By wearing a noncompliant helmet, the user may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
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.
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.