Helmet City, Inc. has issued a recall for the HCI model 50 motorcycle helmets. Please read the details below.
Manufacturer: Helmet City, Inc.
Models affected: HCI/50
NHTSA Campaign Number: 08E059000
Potential Units Affected: 2266
Problem: Helmet City is recalling 2,266 motorcycle helmets, model #50, sizes XS through XXL. These helmets fail to conform to the impact requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 218, motorcycle helmets. In the event of a crash, the wearer of one of these helmets may not be adequately protected, possibly resulting in personal injury.
Corrective Action: Helmet City will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant helmets. The recall is expected to begin during October 2008. Owners may contact Helmet City at 1-888-550-3731.