August 1, 2001
Biker's Choice Helmets and Biker's Choice Skid Lids Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain
Biker's Choice Helmets and Biker's Choice Skid Lids, manufactured by Tong Ho Hsing
Industrial Company and Shipped prior to February 2001.
Certain U-67 motorcycle helmets contain a
defective chin strap. The male part of the strap does not lock properly and could possibly
come undone without the wearer's knowledge. In the event of a crash, the helmet could come
off, possibly resulting in serious injury or death.
6,000 motorcycle helmets are affected by this
The manufacturer will notify its distributors to
either return the defective helmets or have them repaired free of charge.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began June 25, 2001. On behalf of Tong Ho Hsing, Tucker Rocky Distributing
will be conducting the remedy campaign.
Owners who do not receive the free replacement
helmet or have the helmet repaired within a reasonable time should contact Tucker at
[NHTSA Recall No. 01e022]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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