Head USA Recalls Ski and Snowboard Helmets Due to Head Injury Hazard

The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of safety standards for helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

Recall date: February 04, 2016
Recall number: 16-093
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  • Head ski and snowboard helmets

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    Head ski and snowboard helmets

  • “Production Code: Dec. 2014” is printed on a sticker that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece.

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    “Production Code: Dec. 2014” is printed on a sticker that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ski and snowboard helmets

Hazard:

The helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of safety standards for helmets, posing a risk of head injury.

Consumer Contact:

Head USA at 800-874-3235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.head.com then click on Customer Service and then on 2015 Helmet Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 260 in the United States (in addition, 180 were sold in Canada).

Description

This recall involves six models of HEAD ski and snowboard helmets:  Agent, Alia, Andor, Arise, Arosa and Avril. They were sold in sizes M/L and XL/XXL in black, blue, green white and yellow, with straps in a variety of colors. HEAD, the model name, size and “Production Code: Dec. 2014” are printed on stickers that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece.  

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Head USA to receive a free replacement helmet. 

Sold at

Specialty ski and snowboard shops and online from January 2015 through December 2015 for between $80 and $120.

Importer(s)

Head USA, of Boulder, Colo. 

Distributor(s)

Head USA, of Boulder, Colo. 

Manufactured in

Taiwan

  • Head ski and snowboard helmets

  • “Production Code: Dec. 2014” is printed on a sticker that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece.