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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Fulmer Motorcycle Helmets

NHTSA Campaign ID:  13E007000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Fulmer Helmets, Inc.
Recall Date: 02/08/2013
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5448
Defect Summary:
Fulmer Helmets, Inc. (Fulmer) is recalling certain motorcycle helmets, models AF-80, AF-81, and AF-82, sizes medium, large, XL, and 2XL. During testing, the affected helmets fail to conform to the impact attenuation, penetration, labeling, and retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
By wearing a noncompliant helmet, the user may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Corrective Summary:
Fulmer will replace any helmet or offer a reimbursement for any noncompliant helmet. The recall is expected to begin March 8, 2013. Owners may contact Fulmer toll-free at 1-800-489-2300.

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