HEAD Ski & Snowboard Helmet Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: HEAD Ski and Snowboard Helmet Recall [US & Canada]Head USA and Head Canada recall an estimated 440 HEAD Ski and Snowboard Helmets due to possible failure to comply with the applicable impact requirement safety standards for helmets and consequential head injury hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/YYmPC; HCSC: http://ht.ly/YYmUI

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Head-USA-Recalls-Ski-and-Snowboard-Helmets/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/56992r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves six (6) models of HEAD Ski and Snowboard Helmets: Agent, Alia, Andor, Arise, Arosa and Avril.

  • Each of the recalled Ski and Snowboard Helmets were sold in sizes M/L and XL/XXL in black, blue, green white and yellow, with straps in a variety of colors. The brand, “HEAD”, the specific model name, size and the phrase, “Production Code: Dec. 2014” are printed on stickers that can be found by lifting the lining above the right earpiece.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Ski and Snowboard Helmets are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the Ski and Snowboard Helmets do not comply with the impact requirements of applicable governmental safety standards for helmets. This poses a risk of head injury in case of crash or other event.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Head USA at 1-800-874-3235 from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Canadian customers can call Head Canada toll-free at 1-800-265-7257 during the same day/time parameters as above. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.head.com then click on the “Customer Service” link and then on “2015 Helmet Recall” for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-103
HCSC ID number: RA-57146
Recalls Direct RIN: 6602-2016
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