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

Alert number: A12/1477/19

Product:  Motorcycle helmet

Name: Epicurist

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected helmets were manufactured between 26 October 2015 and 15 October 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Hedkase Limited

Type / number of model:  Hedkase Epicurist

Risk type: Injuries
The ECE homologation number is not indelibly marked on the visor, indicating it may not have been constructed to the specification and is possibly unsafe.
There is a serious risk of eye injury if a rock or small object were to impact the visor at high speed.

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

Description:  Motorcycle helmet under Hedkase Limited recall code: RCOMP/2019/005.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom