Recall date: November 3, 2011
Recall number: 12-035

Recall Summary

Name of product:
UA Defender Chin Straps
Hazard:
The metal snap that connects the chin strap to the helmet has sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard when the user's metal snap comes into contact with another player.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Under Armour toll-free at (888) 823-0343 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.underarmour.com

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 541,000
Description:

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

Description:

This recall involves all UA Defender Chin Straps. They were sold in the following colors: white and black, red, midnight, navy and royal and have a hard nylon shell, a padded chin area and a plastic strap with "Under Armour" printed on it. The chin straps have metal clasps that tighten the straps and attach them to the helmet.

Incidents/Injuries:

Under Armour has received six reports of injuries that required stitches.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chin straps and contact Under Armour for a free replacement chin strap.

Sold At:

Sporting goods stores and Under Armour outlet stores nationwide and at www.underarmour.com from January 2008 through September 2011 for about $20.

Importer(s):

JR286, Inc., of Redondo Beach, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China