The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the Reebok-CCM, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Hockey Helmets
Units: About 1,000
Distributor: Reebok-CCM Hockey U.S. Inc., of Montpelier, Vt.
Hazard: The helmet’s chinstrap can unexpectedly disengage while in use. If this happens, the helmet can fall off, posing a head and neck injury risk to consumers.
No injuries have yet been reported.
This recall involves RBK and CCM brand hockey helmets. Helmets included in this recall have a HECC sticker with date code JUN – 2013. HECC stickers and model numbers are located on the back of the helmets.
The helmets are sold at sporting goods stores nationwide and Internet retailers from May 2008 through July 2008 for between $80 and $200.
They are manufactured in Canada.
Consumers should immediately stop using and return the helmets to the place of purchase for a free replacement helmet.
For additional information, contact Reebok-CCM at www.reebokhockey.com and http://en.ccmsports.com
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