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June 27, 2003

NEXL Has Recalled Motorcycle Helmets

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.


Make : NEXL Model : MOTORCYCLE HELMET Build Dates : OCT 01, 2000 - JUN 13, 2003

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03E037000

Component: EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 46518

Summary:
NXT "BEANIE" MOTORCYCLE HELMETS, PART NOS., NB021, NB031, AND NB041; SIZES XS/S, M/M+, L/XL/2XL; MODELS 01 MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 1, 2000, THUR MARCH 31, 2001, AND 02 MANUFACTURED FROM APRIL 1, 2001, THRU JUNE 13, 2003. THESE HELMETS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 218, MOTORCYCLE HELMETS," IN THE AREAS OF IMPACT ATTENUATION, PENETRATION, RETENTION, AND LABELING.

Consequence:
THESE HELMETS WILL NOT ADEQUATELY PROTECT THE WEARER IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH. SERIOUS HEAD INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR.

Remedy:
NEXL WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND REWORK THE HELMET TO BRING IT IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH FEDERAL STANDARDS. THIS REPAIR WILL BE DONE FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2003.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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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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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.