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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Strategic Sports Zox Nano Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17E016000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Strategic Sports, Ltd.
Recall Date: 03/13/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 828
Defect Summary:
Strategic Sports, Ltd. (Strategic Sports) is recalling certain Zox Nano Helmets sizes XL through XXXXXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a secondary head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
In the event of a crash where the rider hits the helmet twice in the same spot, the helmet may not adequately protect the wearer, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Summary:
Strategic Sports will notify owners and refund the purchase price of the helmets. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2017. Owners may contact Strategic Sports at helmet.recall.info@gmail.com.

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