The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1441/19

Product:  Motorcycle tyre

Name: Trailmax Meridian

Batch number / Barcode:  DOT: DK8C 4K1M, DOT: DK2H 4E1M, DOT: DKLL 4P1M; includes all weeks from 2319 to 3519.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Dunlop

Type / number of model:  170/60 ZR17 M/C 72W, 150/70 ZR18 M/C 70W, 150/70 R17 M/C 69V

Risk type: Injuries
The tyres may be affected by an open tread splice that can lead to a tread bulge or tread detachment affecting the operation of the motorcycle.
In case the tread detaches during high-speed operation, the motorcycle could be subject to vibration and the driver may lose control, increasing the risk of an accident.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Dunlop Trailmax Meridian motorcycle tyres.

Country of origin: France

Alert submitted by: Luxembourg