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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Dainese AGV580 Motorcycle Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18E006000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Dainese S.p.A.
Recall Date: 1/24/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 325
Defect Summary:
Dainese S.p.A (Dainese) is recalling certain AGV Carbon Modular motorcycle full-face, flip-up helmets, model AGV 580. The glue applied to the screws that secure the chin bar components together may have contacted the chin base polycarbonate material causing it to deteriorate prematurely.
Consequence Summary:
The deteriorated polycarbonate material may result in the chin base detaching during an impact, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Summary:
Dainese will notify owners, and dealers will replace the helmets, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018. Owners may contact Dainese customer service at 1-949-645-9500.

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