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Rollerblade-Brand Helmets Recalled – Head Injury Hazard

Amanda Tejuca8 months ago

Rollerblade USA recalled about 500 of their Rollerblade inline skating helmets due to a head injury hazard.

About the Rollerblade Helmet Recall

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the helmet’s plastic shell can crack at the point where the chins straps attach. When this happens the helmet can shift and move on the wearer’s head and fail to provide adequate protection should the wearer fall.

No incidents of injury have been reported. The firm recommends that all consumers stop using the skating helmets immediately, and will provide a full refund to consumers as a solution.

Description of the Rollerblade Inline Skating Helmets

Information below provided by the US CPSC:

  • This recall involves black Rollerblade brand Maxxum helmets.
  • “Rollerblade” is printed on the side of the helmet, a white inline skate logo is printed on the back of the helmet and a label on the inside of the helmet contains the model number “YJ-219” and production date of October 2014 or earlier.
  • The SKU number 06520210100 is printed on the helmet’s box.
  • Recalled units were sold at Inline Warehouse, Paragon Athletic Goods, Summit Sports and other sporting goods stores and Rollerblade helmet dealers nationwide and online at www.amazon.com, www.inlineskates.com, www.inlinewarehouse.com and www.rollerblade.com from November 2014 through January 2016 for about $60.

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