Diamond Sports Recalls Umpire and Catcher Face Masks Due to Impact Injury Hazard

Stitching on the face mask's harness can fail, causing the mask to loosen or come off.

Recall date: July 28, 2015
Recall number: 15-199
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    Diamond face mask

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    Face mask harness

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Diamond Sports face masks

Hazard:

Stitching on the face mask’s harness can fail causing the mask to loosen or come off, posing a risk of impact injury.

Consumer Contact:

Diamond Sports toll free at (888) 558-2250 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, by email at red@diamond-sports.com or online at www.diamond-sports.com and click on Recall Information for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 10,000

Description

This recall involves Diamond Sports umpire and catcher face masks with Diamond harnesses. The masks and harnesses are black. Diamond is printed in white on the harness. The face masks have lot number D-0143, D-0842, D-1041, D-1142, D-0152 or D-0451.  Lot numbers can be found on a sticker on an inside metal bar in the face mask. Only faces mask harnesses that do not have box stitching, a reinforced “X” stitching inside a box, located on the harness straps are included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 36 reports of the stitching failing on the harnesses. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using recalled face masks and contact Diamond Sports for a free replacement harness.

Sold at

Sporting goods stores nationwide from February 2014 through May 2015 for between $31 and $106 for the complete mask with harness. The harnesses were also sold separately for between $3 and $6.

Importer(s)

Diamond Sports Inc., of Santa Ana, Calif.

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Diamond face mask

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  • Face mask harness