Pro-Tec Multisport Helmet Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Pro-Tec Multisport Helmet Recall [US]Pro-Tec recalls an estimated 4,600 Multisport Helmets due to suspected failure of the Helmet’s buckle to meet current US federal safety standards and and consequential risk of operational failure and head injury, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/DAmv30fyqAB

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Pro-Tec-Recalls-Multisport-Helmets

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Pro-Tec City Lite and Pro-Tec Street Lite adult Multisport Helmets.

  • The recalled Helmets have chin straps secured by plastic buckles and were sold in sizes S, M, L, and XL. The same buckle was used on all sizes of both Helmets and bears the markings “ERGO-LOK” and the “UTX D-FLEX” logo. A label on the inside of the helmet reads “Pro-Tec City Lite” or “Pro-Tec Street Lite.”

The recalled Helmets have a date code inside on their EPS liner in the format MM/DD/YYYY-090EO. There are two (2) vent holes in the back of the Helmet: the left vent hole has either an LED light or a plastic insert. The City Lite Helmet was sold in rubber black and gloss white color scheme while the Street Lite Helmet was sold in rubber black, rubber red and gloss white.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Helmets can be found on the originating Web site identified above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the buckle on the recalled Multisport Helmet fails to meet current US federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Helmets, please do not use them. Instead, stop using the recalled Helmets and return them to Pro-Tec for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Pro-Tec toll-free at 1-844-368-3695 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.protecbrand.com and click on the CPSC Safety Recall link for more information.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-232
Recalls Direct RIN: 9258-2017
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