Zox Nano Helmet Recalled for Failure to Comply With Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard

Zox will begin recalling the Nano half helmet on April 6th for inadequate rider protection.

ZOX Nano half helmet is being recalled for inadequate rider protection.
The ZOX Nano is the latest half helmet to hit the recall list for inadequate rider protection.Photo: Zox
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: March 13, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17E016000
Component(s): Equipment
Potential Number of Units Affected: 828
Manufacturer: Strategic Sports, Ltd.

THE RECALL: Strategic Sports, Ltd. (Strategic Sports) is recalling certain Zox Nano helmets sizes XL through XXXXXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a secondary head impact during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: In the event of a crash where the rider hits the helmet twice in the same spot, the helmet may not adequately protect the wearer, increasing the risk of injury.

THE FIX: Strategic Sports will notify owners and refund the purchase price of the helmets. The recall is expected to begin April 6, 2017. Owners may contact Strategic Sports at helmet.recall.info@gmail.com

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.