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Motorcycle Recall - Shark Helmet Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14E086000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Shark
Recall Date: 12/22/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,538
Defect Summary:
Shark is recalling certain medium and extra large RAW motorcycle helmets manufactured August 22, 2013, to June 29, 2014. During testing, some of the affected helmets failed to conform to the impact attenuation requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
By wearing a helmet that fails to meet impact requirements, the user may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Corrective Summary:
Shark will notify owners and will direct owners to contact service provider Realtime Results who will replace the helmet, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 20, 2015. Owners may contact Realtime Results at 1-888-770-7157.

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