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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Akoury AK AK88S Motorcycle Helmets

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18E082000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Akoury
Recall Date: 8/14/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 108
Defect Summary:
Akoury is recalling certain AK AK88S motorcycle helmets, sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. 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 adequately protect the wearer from an impact can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Akoury will notify owners, and will provide a replacement helmet or provide a refund, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 1, 2018. Owners may contact Akoury customer service at 1-514-824-0666. Akoury's number for this recall is REC2015.

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