OUTLAW V530 EQUIPMENT MOTORCYCLE HELMETS RECALL

January 8, 2008

DEFECT SUMMARY

CERTAIN VCAN AND OUTLAW MOTORCYCLE HELMETS, MODEL V530, SIZES XS, S, M, L, XL, AND XXL, FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE PENETRATION, STRAP RETENTION, AND LABELING REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 218, MOTORCYCLE HELMETS.

CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE WEARER OF ONE OF THESE HELMETS MAY NOT BE ADEQUATELY PROTECTED WHICH COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY.

CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

VCAN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HELMET FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VCAN AT 323-221-8200.

RECALL 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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