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541,000 Football Helmet Straps Recalled

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susan_harr6 years ago

Under Armour has recalled 541,000 “UA Defender Chin Straps” due to a laceration hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the metal snap that connects the chin strap to the helmet has sharp edges, and poses laceration hazard when the user’s metal snap comes into contact with another player. Under Armour has received six reports of injuries that required stitches.

About the Recalled Chin Straps

  • The recall includes 541,000 UA Defender Chin Straps.
  • Recalled chin straps come in white and black, red, midnight, navy and royal.
  • The straps have a hard nylon shell, a padded chin area, and a plastic strap with “Under Armour” printed on it.
  • Metal clasps tighten the straps and attach them to the helmet.
  • The chin straps were sold at sporting goods stores and Under Armour outlet stores nationwide and at from January 2008 through September 2011 for about $20.

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