|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 2, 2008
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:
|Brand||Model Numbers||Colors Of The Helmet Shells That Require Inspection||Colors 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 www.reebokhockey.com and http://en.ccmsports.com