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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - H&H Sports VCAN V531 Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18E074000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  H&H Sports Protection
Recall Date: 8/01/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,314
Defect Summary:
H&H Sports Protection (H&H Sports) is recalling certain VCAN V531 motorcycle helmets in sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, and XXL. The helmet straps may not be properly sewn and, as a result, the helmets may not stay secured to the rider's head in the event of a crash. Additionally, the labels have an incorrect manufacturer's name. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."
Consequence Summary:
A helmet that does not remain secured to the rider's head will not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Summary:
The affected helmets were sold through Amazon. H&H Sports will notify the owners, and instruct them to return the helmets to Amazon. A complete refund of the purchase price and shipping costs will be provided free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2018. Owners may contact Amazon customer service at 1-888-280-4331 or H&H Sports customer service at 1-626-444-0107 or by email at

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