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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Leather Up Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  16E024000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Strategic Sports, Ltd.
Recall Date: 03/31/2016
Potential Number of Units Affected: 540
Defect Summary:
Strategic Sports, Ltd. (Strategic Sports) is recalling certain Leather Up XElement helmets, part numbers ST-559-12GB and 11FB, in sizes L, XL, and XXL, manufactured June 11, 2013, to August 30, 2013. The affected helmets may not adequately protect a user in the event of a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
An individual's head may not be fully protected when wearing this helmet, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Strategic Sports will notify the owners and provide them with a full refund, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 25, 2016. Owners may contact Strategic Sports customer service at 1-619-861-8110.

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