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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Hawk GLD-900 Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14E069000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Tegol, Inc.
Recall Date: 10/21/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 15,871
Defect Summary:
Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain Hawk GLD-900 Series helmets in all sizes. The affected helmets fail to meet the minimum safety requirements set forth in Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
Helmets that do not comply with minimum safety standards may not offer the protection intended by the safety standards and accordingly increase the risk of injury to the user in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Tegol will notify owners, and owners will be offered a full refund, free of charge. The recall began in October 2014. Owners may contact Tegol customer service at 1-714-496-9988.

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