Consumer Alerts

Bollinger Fitness Recalls Resistance Bands Due to Injury Hazard

A black plastic ball attached to the resistance band's door anchor can unexpectedly release and strike the user, posing an injury hazard to consumers.

Consumers should immediately stop using the door attachment and contact Bollinger Fitness on instruction on how to receive a free replacement door attachment, including free shipping.

Reebok-CCM Recalls Throat Collars Due To Laceration Hazard

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.
Reebok-CCM Throat Collar recalled by CPSC

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.

10 Bike-Related Recalls to Check Out Before You Hit the Road This Spring

Now that spring is here, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is reminding consumers to check to see if their bicycles, bicycle components or accessories have been recalled before using them, which can be dangerous and cause an accident, resulting in injury or even death. If you have a recalled product, contact the firm for the remedy. Once that's taken care of, remember to properly strap on your bike helmet!

Raptor Lacrosse Helmets Recalled by Easton Sports Due to Facial Injury Hazard

The chin bar can break, causing the wearer to suffer a jaw or facial injury

Consumers should stop using these helmets immediately and contact Easton Sports for a full refund.

Little Tricky Bicycle Helmets Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

Product testing demonstrated that these bike helmets do not comply with CPSC safety standards for impact resistance. Consumers could suffer impact head injuries in a fall.

Consumers should stop using these bike helmets immediately and contact Triple Eight for a full refund.

Tips for Choosing Safe Toys This Holiday Season

In buying toys for your kids this holiday season make safety a top priority by following this five tips.

Under Armour Recalls Chin Straps for Football Helmets Due to Laceration Hazard

The metal snap that connects the chin strap to the helmet has sharp edges, posing a laceration hazard when the user's metal snap comes into contact with another player.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chin straps and contact Under Armour for a free replacement chin strap.

Bravo Sports Recalls Disney-Branded Pogo Sticks Due to Fall and Laceration Hazards

The bottom rubber tip attached to the pogo stick frame can wear out prematurely, posing a fall hazard to consumers. Also, the end caps on the handlebars can come off, exposing sharp edges. This poses a laceration hazard to consumers.

Consumers should immediately stop using the pogo sticks and contact Bravo Sports for a full refund.

Mizuno USA Inc. Recalls Baseball and Softball Gloves Due to Presence of Mold

Some gloves were found to contain a variety of molds that could cause respiratory or other infections in individuals with chronic health
problems, or in individuals who have impaired immune systems.

Consumers should immediately stop using the gloves and contact Mizuno USA to receive a full refund.

Defibtech Recalls Lifeline and ReviveR AEDs

Condition 1: In rare instances, the AED may cancel charge in
preparation for a shock. Based on field data, the odds of an affected
AED having this happen are less than a 1 in 400,000 chance per month for
any given AED.

A subset of AEDs (less than 11%) that are affected
by Condition 1 are also affected by Condition 2: In rare instances, the
AED may cancel charge in preparation for a shock in very high humidity
conditions. The only reported cases were in environments of greater than
95% relative humidity or condensing conditions. Based on field data,
the odds of an affected AED having this happen are less than a 1 in
250,000 chance per month for any given affected AED.

Defibtech will provide customers with a free software upgrade to address
these issues. The correction to the AED will be able to be performed at
the location where the AED is deployed.

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