June 27, 2003
NEXL Has Recalled Motorcycle Helmets
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : NEXL Model : MOTORCYCLE HELMET Build Dates : OCT 01, 2000 - JUN 13,
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03E037000
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 46518
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.
THESE HELMETS WILL NOT ADEQUATELY PROTECT THE WEARER IN THE EVENT OF A
CRASH. SERIOUS HEAD INJURY OR DEATH COULD OCCUR.
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.
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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