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Thursday, March 20, 2008

VOX MOTORCYCLE HELMETS RECALLED BY STERLINGTEK

Make / Models :
Model/Build Years:
VOX / 803
9999
Manufacturer : STERLINGTEK, INC. Mfr's Report Date : DEC 24, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08E012000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 705
Summary:
 STERLINGTEK IS RECALLING 705 VOX MOTORCYCLE HELMETS, MODEL 803, SIZES XL AND XXL. THESE HELMETS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 218, MOTORCYCLE HELMETS.
Consequence:
 IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE HELMET MAY CRACK AND NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE PROTECTION TO THE WEARER POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY.
Remedy:
 STERLINGTEK WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HELMET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT STERLINGTEK AT 877-742-1700.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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