Name of product:
Quantum ski and snowboard helmets

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

Recall date:
September 7, 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

In Conjunction With:

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:
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.