UA Defender Chin StrapsNumber Recalled: About 541,000
Recalling Firm: Under Armour, Inc.
Date Recalled: 2011-11-03
Model Number: N/A
Safety Concern: 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.
Locations: Sold at sporting goods stores and Under Armour outlet stores nationwide and at <a href="http://www.underarmour.com" target="_blank">www.underarmour.com</a> from January 2008 through September 2011.
Solution: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chin straps and contact Under Armour for a free replacement chin strap.
Under Armour, Inc., of Baltimore, Md. has recalled about 541,000 football helmet chinstraps to to a laceration hazard posed by the metal snap.
This recall involves all UA Defender Chin Straps. They were sold in the following colors: white and black, red, midnight, navy and royal and have a hard nylon shell, a padded chin area and a plastic strap with “Under Armour” printed on it. The chin straps have metal clasps that tighten the straps and attach them to the helmet.
For additional information, contact Under Armour toll-free at (888) 823-0343 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at <a href="http://www.underarmour.com" target="_blank">www.underarmour.com</a>