Sports Maska Inc. recalls Reebok Goalie Throat Collars
- Starting date:
- June 19, 2014
- Posting date:
- June 19, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Sports Maska Inc.
Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Goalie Throat and Clavicle Protectors
This recall involves Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) goalie throat and clavicle protectors.
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.
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.
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.
Sports Maska, Inc.
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.