Bauer Hockey toll-free at (844) 448-4246 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bauer.com and click on "Titanium Cage Recall" for more information.
This recall involves cages on the Concept C1 Goal Mask with Certified Titanium Oval Wire and the NME 10 Goal Mask with Certified Titanium Oval Wire, and the RP NME Ti Titanium Replacement Cage. The Concept C1 and NME 10 goalie masks were sold in black or white with a titanium wire cage that attaches to the mask with two screws on each side of the mask. The Concept C1 mask is a Senior mask in sizes S/M and M/L. "Concept C1" is printed at the top of the shell. A sticker inside the shell at the jaw also lists the model and size. The NME 10 Goal Mask is a Senior mask in sizes Fit 1, Fit 2, and Fit 3. "NME10" is printed at the top of the shell. A sticker inside the shell at the jaw also lists the model and size. The RP NME Ti Titanium Cage is a replacement cage intended for the Concept C1 and NME 10 goalie masks. A side plate reads "Bauer Titanium Oval Wire" and "RPNME Ti Sr."
Consumers should immediately stop using goalie masks and replacement wires and contact Bauer Hockey for a free replacement wire cage and complimentary throat protector.
Bauer Hockey has received nine reports of wire breakage, one in the U.S. and eight in Canada. Lacerations were reported in three of the Canadian incidents and the one U.S. incident.
Independent sporting goods and online retailers nationwide from April 2013 through February 2015 for about $900 for masks with cages and $90 for replacement cages.
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