AFX has issued a recall for FX-28 helmets produced in December of 2007 for failing to comply with certain penetration testing requirements. Please read the details below.
Manufacturer: AFX North America
NHTSA Campaign Number: 09E052000
Potential Units Affected: 984
Problem: AFX is recalling certain model FX-28 motorcycle helmets, sizes XS, SM, and MD, manufactured during December 2007. These helmets fail to comply with the penetration requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 218, “motorcycle helmets.” In the event of a crash, the wearer of the helmet may not be adequately protected, possibly resulting in personal injury.
Corrective Action: AFX will notify owners and replace the helmets free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during September 2009. Owners may contact AFX at 1-519- 686-6477.