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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - AFX

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14E079000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  AFX North America, Inc.
Recall Date: 11/19/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,074
Defect Summary:
AFX North America, Inc. (AFX) is recalling certain model FX-76 motorcycle helmets sizes L, XL, and XXL manufactured March 30, 2013, to October 31, 2013. The affected helmets failed the sample test for single impact. Thus, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) No. 218, "Motorcycle helmets."
Consequence Summary:
In the event of a vehicle crash, the rider could face serious injury if there is significant impact.
Corrective Summary:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact AFX customer service at 1-519-686-6477.

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