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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Tong Ho Hsing Industrial Company Hawk AP-80 Motorcycle Helmet

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  16E060000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Tong Ho Hsing Industrial Company
Recall Date: 07/08/2016
Potential Number of Units Affected: 342
Defect Summary:
Tong Ho Hsing Industrial Co. is recalling certain Hawk AP-80 motorcycle helmets, part number T378, size M. The affected helmets may not adequately protect a user in the event of a head impact during 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:
Helmets that do not adequately protect the wearer increase their risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016. Owners may contact Tong Ho Hsing Industrial customer service at 1-978-483-8072.

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