Alert Number: A12/0459/16
Category: Protective equipment
Product: Equestrian helmet
Name: New Dragon
Type/Number of Model: Model: white RG 0637/102. Helmet 1: 907F00052X1, size 52 Helmet 2: 907F00054X2, size 54 Helmet 3: 907F00056X3, size 56
Batch Number/Barcode: Helmet 1: 06.2005; Helmet 2: 02.2008; Helmet 3: 07.2013.
The helmet does not adequately absorb impacts. Moreover, the retention system is not sufficiently strong and might break, leading to head injury in the event of a fall or impact. The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant standard EN 1384.
Measures taken by economic operators: Withdrawal of the product from the market, Recall of the product from end users (By: Distributor)