Brine Recalls VIP Lacrosse Gloves Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2010
Release #10-310
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 542-8834
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983

Brine Recalls VIP Lacrosse Gloves Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Youth and Adult Brine VIP Lacrosse Gloves

Units: About 7,000 in the United States and 30 in Canada

Manufacturer: Brine, a division of Warrior Sports Inc., of Warren, Mich.

Hazard: Screen printing ink used on the silver triad logo on the back of the glove contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves black and white Brine VIP lacrosse gloves sold in three sizes: 10, 12 and 13 inches. The name "Brine" is printed in white and a silver triad symbol is printed on the back of the glove on the wrist cuff. The following lacrosse gloves are involved in this recall:

PhotoModel Numbers (printed on tag)Size
Recalled gloveWrist cuff tag, with model number LGLVIP03-618983164529 13 inches
LGLVIP02-618983164505 12 inches
LGLVIP00-618983164543 10 inches

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide between July 2009 and June 2010 for about $50.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gloves and contact Brine for a replacement or refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Brine toll-free at (888) 542-8834 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.brine.com/recallhttp://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1110

Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1110