Monza Imports Australia—KBC VR-1X Motorcycle Helmet

Identifying features

Manufacture date: 2012-6

The manufacture date can be seen on the Vehicle User Helmet Warning label stitched inside the comfort liner.

What are the defects?

Affected KBC VR-1X motorcycle helmets do not meet performance requirements that are outlined in the Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS1698:2006.

What are the hazards?

There is a possibility that the helmets may not provide adequate protection to the wearer in the event of an accident and may increase the risk of death or serious injury to the wearer.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the helmets and return it to the place of purchase for a refund or replacement.

Traders who sold this product

Motorcycle dealers who stock KBC helmets

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 September 2012 - 7 May 2013

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category