Consumer products are often tested for compliance with federal and state safety standards and regulations. These efforts are taken in the interests of protecting the public and ensuring quality and consistency in the marketplace. Various federal and state agencies release their findings when a product fails their testing or reports are received alerting them to potential safety hazards.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is a private 501(3)c non-profit organization dedicated to protecting public safety by public awareness of consumer product safety recalls by federal and state agencies. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
This recall is number 14-211, dated June 19, 2014.
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Reebok-CCM Recalls Throat Collars Due to Laceration Hazard
Rebook-CCM has announced the recall of Reebok TCPRE Senior and Junior Goalie Throat Collars. Throat collars have been decertified by BNQ in Canada due to the risk that a skate blade could penetrate the collar, posing a laceration hazard to the throat.
The recalled Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Goalie Throat Collars are black with white trim and the word “Reebok” is embroidered at the base of the collar. They have the BNQ certification mark screen printed and the words “Ballistic Nylon Ballistique”, “TCPRE SR or JR” and sizing information on the right side of the collar base. Affected products have the model number K101SR TCPRE or K101JR TCPRE located on the label sewn on the inside of each throat collar pad and on the outside of a polybag in which the product may have been sold at retail stores.
These products were sold in retail stores nationwide from April 2012 through May 2014, for about $50 for the SR model and $40 for the JR model.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled throat collars and contact their local hockey dealer to return the product for a full refund or replacement, or contact Reebok-CCM for information on how to return the product directly to Reebok-CCM for a replacement or full refund.
Consumers may contact Reebok-CCM at (800) 451-4600 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET., Monday through Friday, or online at www.reebokccm.com and click on Goalie Throat Collar Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.
Linear Expands Recall of Personal Emergency Reporting System Transmitters Due to Battery Signal Failure
Linear LLC, of Carlsbad, Calif. has announced the recall of its Personal Emergency Reporting System (PERS) Transmitters. The batteries used in the transmitters can fail to emit a low battery warning leading the user to believe the transmitter is functioning and not generate a warning.
The recalled Linear PERS transmitters are components of Linear PERS or personal emergency solutions products and allow users to push a button on the transmitter to summon assistance. The transmitter may be worn as a pendant on a lanyard around the user’s neck, on a band around the user’s wrist or as a belt clip. The recall includes model numbers DXS-62A (black wristband and a gray pendant), DXS-62A1 (ivory plastic belt clip pendant) and DXS-64 (gray plastic pendant with a green circle in the center) which all have batteries that are sealed into the products. The manufactured date range of the recalled products is from June 2008 through April 2011 written as a date code. For example the date code MD1105 represents YYMM format or a manufacture date of May 2011. The date code, model number, Linear LLC and other information are found on the back of the transmitter.
The transmitters were sold at Independent PERS distributors and dealers nationwide from June 2008 through July 2011 for about $45.
Consumers should immediately contact Linear to receive a new replacement transmitter at no cost. Consumers may contact Linear toll-free at (855) 546-2384 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.linear-pers.com and click on Recalls for more information.