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SafetyAlerts
March 26, 2002

NEXL Has Recalled Motorcycle Helmet Beanies

(SafetyAlerts) -  NEXL Has Recalled Motorcycle Helmet Beanies because they fail to comply with safety standards.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 18,164

Defect Summary:
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: NXT "BEANIE" MOTORCYCLE HELMETS, MODEL NOS., MB021, MB031, AND MB041, SIZES XS, M, M+, L, XL, AND 2XL. THESE HELMETS FAIL TO COMPLY TO THE PENETRATION REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 218, MOTORCYCLE HELMETS."

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE HELMET COULD BE PUNCTURED BY DEBRIS, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.

Corrective Summary:
NEXL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REPAIR THE HELMETS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT NEXL SPORTS PRODUCTS AT 888-367-6395 OR GO TO THERE WEBSITE AT WWW.NEXLSPORTS.COM.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E008000.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E010000.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E009000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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