Sports Maska Inc. recalls Reebok Goalie Throat Collars

Starting date:
June 19, 2014
Posting date:
June 19, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40145

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Sports Maska Inc.

Affected products

Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Goalie Throat and Clavicle Protectors

Product description

This recall involves Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) goalie throat and clavicle protectors.

The following models are included in this recall:
Model/Size UPC
K101JR TCPRE 884899896964
K101SR TCPRE 884899896957

The Neck Protectors are made from nylon and polyester. The model numbers or product codes are located (i) on the outside of the polybag header card in which the product may be sold at retail and (ii) on the inside label of each neck protector. Also visible on the outer surface of the product are the wordmark/logo “Reebok” embroidered in white. The BNQ certification mark/logo, the mention “BALLISTIC NYLON BALLISTIQUE”, the model identification “TCPRE SR” or “TCPRE JR”, the sizing information in lettered reference, and metric and imperial measurements are also screen printed in white.

The products are further identified by the following identifier code: 99X-YYK-TCPRE-BLK, where 9 can represent any number and X can represent any letter. This code is located on the inside label of each neck protector.

Hazard identified

The throat protectors have been decertified by Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ) for non-conformance to certification requirements. This could pose a risk of throat laceration should a skate come in contact with the throat protector.

Neither Health Canada nor Sports Maska Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this throat protector.

Number sold

Approximately 8,100 units were sold in Canada and approximately 3,300 units were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled units were sold from April 2012 to May 2014 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Sports Maska, Inc.
Montreal
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately and return them to the retailer for a refund or replacement or to Sports Maska Inc. for a replacement product.

For more information, consumers may contact Sports Maska Inc. toll-free at 1-800-636-5895 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or by email. Consumers can obtain further information on the Reebok-CCM website.

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.