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Hockey Helmets Recalled by Reebok-CCM Due to Head and Neck Injury Hazard

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Recall Date:
December 02, 2008

Recall Details

December 2, 2008
Release #09-058

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 451-4600

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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: Hockey Helmets

Units: About 1,000

Distributor: Reebok-CCM Hockey U.S. Inc., of Montpelier, Vt.

Hazard: The helmet's chinstrap can unexpectedly disengage while in use. If this happens, the helmet can fall off, posing a head and neck injury risk to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves RBK and CCM brand hockey helmets. Helmets included in this recall have a HECC sticker with date code JUN - 2013. HECC stickers and model numbers are located on the back of the helmets. Models included in the recall are:

BrandModel NumbersColors Of The Helmet Shells That Require InspectionColors Of The Helmet Shells
That Are Not Affected By This Recall
RBK HT8K Black/Black, Black/Silver, White/Silver, Navy, Red, Green, Maroon, Yellow White/Black, Royal
RBK HT6K Black, White, Navy, Red, Royal  
RBK HT6K Combo Black, White, Navy, Red, Royal  
RBK HT4K Black, Navy, Red, Royal White
RBK HT4K Combo Navy, Red, Royal Black, White
CCM HTV10 Yellow Black, White, Navy, Red, Royal, Green, Maroon
CCM HTV10 Combo Black White, Navy, Red, Royal
CCM HTV08 Black, White, Royal, Yellow Navy, Red, Green
CCM HTV08 Combo Black, Medium Black, White, Navy, Royal Red
CCM HT692 White, Navy Black, Red, Royal
CCM HT692 Combo Black White, Navy, Red, Royal

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and Internet retailers from May 2008 through July 2008 for between $80 and $200.

Manufactured in: Canada

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and return the helmets to the place of purchase for a free replacement helmet.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Reebok-CCM at (800) 451-4600 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at and

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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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