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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Daytona Skull Cap D1, D3, and D6 Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17E027000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Daytona Helmets International
Recall Date: 05/16/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,454
Defect Summary:
Daytona Helmets International (Daytona) is recalling certain Skull Cap D1, D3 and D6 Helmets in sizes 3XS through 4XL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a 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, the helmet may not adequately protect the wearer, increasing their risk of injury.
Corrective Summary:
Daytona will notify owners, and dealers will replace the helmets, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 1, 2017. Owners may contact Daytona customer service at 1-800-452-5745.

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