Rawlings Sporting Goods CH MACH Catcher's Helmets recalled due to Injury Hazard
- Starting date:
- February 6, 2020
- Posting date:
- February 6, 2020
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Last updated: 2020-02-06
Rawlings Sporting Goods CH MACH Catcher's Helmets.
The back plate of the catcher’s helmet can fail to protect the player, posing a risk of head injury to the user.
What to do:
Consumers should immediately stop using the catcher's helmets and contact Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. for a free replacement plate or refund, as applicable.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
CHMACH-SR-RevA Catcher's Helmets (MACH 2-Tone Matte Size Senior Catcher's Helmets)
This recall involves the Rawlings CH MACH Senior Catcher's Helmets available in black, dark green, navy, royal blue and scarlet. A silver metal face cage is attached to the helmet. "Rawlings" can be found on the side of the helmet. The model number CHMACH-SR is located on a sticker inside the helmet on the left-hand side.
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The back plate on the catcher's helmet does not meet the safety standard for athletic equipment and can fail to protect the player, posing a risk of head injury to the user.
As of January 29, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.
Approximately 66 units of the affected product were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,007 were sold in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected products were sold from July 2018 to September 2019.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
Cortina Global Corporation
Chand An, Dong Guan City
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled catcher’s helmets and contact Rawlings to receive a free replacement back plate for head sizes 7.5 and below or a full refund for head sizes above 7.5.
For more information, consumers may contact Rawlings Sporting Goods Company by telephone toll-free at 1-800-741-7205 Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., by email or visit the company's 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.
This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.