Washington, D.C. June 19, 2014
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: Reebok TCPRE Senior and Junior Goalie Throat Collars
Units:About 3,300 in the United States and 8,100 in Canada
Importer / Distributor:Reebok-CCM of Montpelier, VT
Manufacturer:Sports Maska Inc. of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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.
Incidents / Injuries:Reebok-CCM has received no reports of product-related injuries or complaints from consumers or retailers.
Description: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.
Sold at:Retail stores nationwide from April 2012 through May 2014, for about $50 for the SR model and $40 for the JR model.
Remedy: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.
Consumer 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.