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Smith Recalls Ski and Snowboard Helmets Due to Risk of Head Injury

  • Quantum matte black charcoal
  • Quantum matte fire charcoal
  • Quantum matte klein blue
  • Quantum matte reactor black
  • Quantum matte thunder grey
  • Quantum matte white charcoal
Name of Product:
Quantum ski and snowboard helmets

The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.

Recall Date:
September 07, 2017
About 7,000 (in addition, about 1,000 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Smith toll-free at 833-459-0417 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on the recall link at the bottom center of the page for more information.

Recall Details


This recall involves all 2016 and 2017 Smith Quantum ski and snowboard helmets. They were sold in in sizes S, M, L and XL in matte black/charcoal, matte white/charcoal, matte Fire (red) /charcoal, matte Klein Blue (blue), matte olive green, matte Reactor (bright green) /black and matte Thunder gray (gray) color combinations. Smith Quantum is printed on a label inside the helmet along with the manufacturing dates.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Smith for instructions on returning the helmet, free of cost, to Smith for a free repair. 


None reported

Sold At:
Specialty ski and snowboard shops and by major retailers, online at,, and other online retailers, from October 2016 through July 2017 for about $300.

Smith Sport Optics Inc., Clearfield, Utah

Smith Sport Optics Inc., Clearfield, Utah
Manufactured In:
Recall number:
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