Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc. recalls EP20K Senior (SR) Elbow Pads

Starting date:
January 28, 2014
Posting date:
January 28, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Physical Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37609

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc.

Affected products

Reebok-CCM EP20K Senior (SR) Elbow Pads

Product description

This recall involves Reebok-CCM EP20K Senior (SR) elbow pads which contain all-foam hockey elbow caps. The pads are black, grey and white in colour and have words "Reebok" and "20K PRO" printed on them. The product model code is located on the outside of the polybag in which the product may be sold at retail and on the inside label of each elbow pad.

The following elbow pads are included in this recall:
Product model code Size UPC
K101 SR EP20K S-Reebok EP 20K Small 886832519312
K101 SR EP20K M-Reebok EP 20K Medium 886832500303
K101 SR EP20K L-Reebok EP 20K Large 886832462199
K101 SR EP20K X-L-Reebok EP 20K X-Large 886832500310

 

Hazard identified

The affected product can fracture or split in the foam padding resulting in a failure to provide sufficient protection to the elbow.

Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc. received one report of an incident in Canada which resulted in a broken elbow and no incidents in the United States.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Number sold

Approximately 1,600 units of the recalled elbow pads were distributed in Canada and approximately 2,100 units in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled elbow pads were sold between April 2013 and November 2013 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled elbow pads immediately and return them to the place of purchase to receive a refund or a replacement product.

In Canada, consumers may also contact Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc. via email or by telephone at1-800-636-5895 to receive a replacement product.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.