GMAX Helmet Recall 16E003000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
16E003000 Equipment GMAX Helmet LLC 1/20/2016 2,915
Defect Summary
GMAX Helmet LLC (GMAX) is recalling certain GM78 Fullface helmets, size medium, manufactured January 1, 2012, to December 30, 2014. The affected helmets may not adequately protect a user in the event of a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.”
Consequence Summary
An individuals head may not be fully protected when wearing this helmet, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Summary
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GMAX customer service at 1-208-376-8400.

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