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Recall: Smith Ski Helmet

Smith Quantum HelmetSmith voluntarily recalls its Quantum ski and snowboard helmets. The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.

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Name of product:

Quantum ski and snowboard helmets

Hazard:

The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.

Remedy:

Repair

Recall date:

September 7, 2017

Recall number:

17-219

Smith Quantum Helmet Colors



Consumer Contact:

Smith toll-free at 833-459-0417 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at recall@smithoptics.com or online at www.smithoptics.com and click on the recall link at the bottom center of the page for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With: Health Canada

Description:

This recall involves all 2016 and 2017 Smith Quantum ski and snowboard helmets. They were sold in in sizes S, M, L and XL in matte black/charcoal, matte white/charcoal, matte Fire (red) /charcoal, matte Klein Blue (blue), matte olive green, matte Reactor (bright green) /black and matte Thunder gray (gray) color combinations. Smith Quantum is printed on a label inside the helmet along with the manufacturing dates.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Smith for instructions on returning the helmet, free of cost, to Smith for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Specialty ski and snowboard shops and by major retailers such as REI, online at Backcountry.com, Smithoptics.com, and other online retailers, from October 2016 through July 2017 for about $300.

Importer(s):

Smith Sport Optics Inc., Clearfield, Utah

Distributor(s):

Smith Sport Optics Inc., Clearfield, Utah

Manufactured In:

China

Units:

About 7,000 (in addition, about 1,000 were sold in Canada)

Report an incident involving this product.


This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

 


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Posted by

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on 9/11/17
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