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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - H&H Sports Protection VCAN Helmet

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14E082000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  H&H Sports Protection
Recall Date: 12/08/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,172
Defect Summary:
H&H Sports Protection (H&H) is recalling certain VCAN V528 helmets size XL manufactured April 1, 2008, to October 9, 2014. The helmet retention systems failed during high temperature testing. Also, the required labeling may not be found on the helmets. Thus, these helmets do not meet the requirements of Federal Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 218 "Motorcycle helmets."
Consequence Summary:
Failed helmet restraints can increase the risk of serious personal injury to the occupant.
Corrective Summary:
H&H will notify affected owners, retailers and dealers, and H&H will reimburse the full purchase price for the helmets. The recall is expected to begin in December 2014. Owners may contact H&H customer service at 1-858-680-8226 or at

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