Tegol, Inc., Equipment:Motorcycle:Helmets

Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain motorcycle helmets, models AX-30010 Outlaw Carbon Tech Glossy, AX-30020 Outlaw Carbon Tech Matte, and AX-30030 Outlaw Carbon Tech Red, all sizes. The helmets fail to conform to the impact attenuation, penetration, labeling, and retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.”

Component: EQUIPMENT:MOTORCYCLE:HELMETS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,598
Summary:
 Tegol, Inc. (Tegol) is recalling certain motorcycle helmets, models AX-30010 Outlaw Carbon Tech Glossy, AX-30020 Outlaw Carbon Tech Matte, and AX-30030 Outlaw Carbon Tech Red, all sizes. The helmets fail to conform to the impact attenuation, penetration, labeling, and retention requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.”
Consequence:
 By wearing a noncompliant helmet, the user may not be adequately protected in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Remedy:
 Tegol will notify owners and will either replace any noncompliant helmet or offer a full refund. The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy schedule. Owners may contact Tegol’s recall Hotline toll-free at 1-866-371-0281.
Notes:
 Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.:     Production Dates:
    OUTLAW / AX-30010     Information not Available
    OUTLAW / AX-30020     Information not Available
    OUTLAW / AX-30030     Information not Available
Manufacturer: Tegol, Inc. Report Receipt Date: NOV 02, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12E051000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A

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