WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: EP20K Senior (SR) Hockey Elbow Pads
Hazard: The molded foam padding inside the elbow pads can become cracked, fractured or split, which poses a risk of injury to the elbow.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled elbow pads and return the product to place of purchase for a full refund or replacement, or return the product directly to Reebok- CCM Hockey Inc. for a replacement.
Consumer Contact: Reebok- CCM Hockey, Inc. at (800) 451-4600 in the U.S. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET., Monday through Friday, online at http://reebokccm.com and then click on button marked "Recall," or by email at email@example.com.
Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Reebok-CCM-Recalls-Senior-Hockey-Elbow-Pads
Units: About 2,100 in the United States and 1,600 in Canada
Description: This recall involves the Reebok EP20K Senior (SR) Hockey Elbow Pads with, all-foam elbow caps. The pads are white with grey and black colored fabric. The word Reebok appears on the upper and lower arm sections of each elbow pad, and the words 20K PRO appears on the forearm of each pad. There are three Velcro brand closure bands on each elbow pad. The product code K101SR EP20K is located on the inside label of each elbow pad and on the outside of the polybag in which some products were packaged. The elbow pad comes in S, M, L and XL.
Incidents/Injuries: The company reports one incident in Canada which resulted in a broken elbow.
Sold at: Retail hockey stores nationwide and directly from Reebok- CCM Hockey, Inc.'s business-to-employee website from April 2013 through November 2013 for about $110.
Manufacturer: Sport Maska Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Distributor: Reebok-CCM Hockey Inc. of Montpelier, Vt.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37609r-eng.php
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