Recall date: August 17, 2016
Recall number: 16-245

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Football helmets
Hazard:

The shells of the football helmets can crack, posing a risk of head injuries to football players.

Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

Xenith at 800-956-9022 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.xenith.comand click on the “Helmet Shell Recall” link on the homepage for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 5,900
Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received 29 reports of cracking helmets; no injuries reported.

 
Remedy:

Football players should immediately stop using the recalled helmets.  Players, coaches and parents should contact Xenith to receive a free new replacement helmet.

Sold At:

Through team dealers and direct school sales, and at BSN, Buddy’s All Stars, Carey’s Sporting Goods, End Zone Sports and Sports, Inc. and other stores nationwide and online at Eastbay.com, Footlocker.com, SafetyFirstSports.com, SportsUnlimitedInc.com and Xenith.com from May 2015 through March 2016 for between $140 and $400.

Manufacturer(s):

Xenith LLC, of Detroit, Mich.

Manufactured In:
U.S.