Under Armour Recalls Chin Straps for Football Helmets Due to Laceration Hazard
This recall involves all Under Armour Defender Chin Straps, approximately 541,000 are being recalled. The chin straps have metal clasps that tighten the straps and attach them to the helmet. 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.
The chin straps were sold at sporting goods stores and Under Armour outlet stores nationwide and at www.underarmour.com from January 2008 through September 2011 for about $20.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chin straps and contact Under Armour for a free replacement chin strap.
Click here to read the full report for the Under Armour Recalls Chin Straps recall on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website.