March 22, 2012
Name of product: Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets
Units: About 12,000
Importer: Easton Sports, of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Hazard: The chin bar can break, causing the wearer to suffer a jaw or facial injury.
Description: This recall involves all Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets. “Easton” is printed on either side of the back of the helmet and on the jaw strap. “RAPTOR” is printed low on the back of the helmet in the center. The helmets were sold in sizes XS/S, M/L, and XL/XXL and were available in the following colors: white; matte black; silver; navy blue and white; royal blue and white; and red and white.
Sold at: Sporting goods stores and online from November 2011 through March 2012 for about $250.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these helmets immediately and contact Easton Sports for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Easton Sports toll-free at (877) 279-8545 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email email@example.com, or visit their website www.eastonlacrosse.com