Children's Hockey Sticks Recalled

Date:
April 1, 2010
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Bauer Hockey Inc.
The Danger:
Paint and decals on the sticks, shafts and blades contain excessive levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 67,000 hockey sticks, shafts and blades (plus an additional 60,000 in Canada). The recall includes the following: Nike Bauer Supreme One50 Junior Stick sticks, shafts and replacement blades; Nike Bauer Supreme One70 Junior Stick player sticks; Nike Bauer Supreme One75 Junior Stick player and goalie sticks; Bauer Supreme One75 Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Supreme One90 Youth and Junior Stick sticks, shafts, and replacement blades; Nike Bauer Vapor XVI Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Vapor XX Junior Stick player and goalie sticks; Bauer Vapor XX Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Apollo Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Supreme Force Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Supreme Accel Junior Stick player stick; Nike Bauer Supreme One40 Junior Stick player stick; and Nike Bauer Supreme OneLTX Junior Stick player stick. The hockey and goalie sticks, shafts and blades come in various shapes, sizes and colors. The name "Bauer" and the model descriptions are on all of the sticks, shafts and blades. Most of the sticks also have the Nike symbol. Junior player sticks and replacement shafts are each identified by the markings "JUNIOR," "52 Flex" or "JUNIOR Flex 52." Youth player sticks are identified by the marking "YOUTH Flex 42" or "YTH Flex 42." These markings appear on all models on the narrow side of the stick shaft either near the top of the stick or near the blade. Junior replacement blades fit only the Junior sticks and are identified by the markings "P92" or "PM9" followed by "JR", which appear on the narrow side of the blade near where the shaft and blade are joined. Junior goal sticks are identified by the markings "P31 - JR - 22 1/2" or "P31 JUNIOR - FLEX 52 - 22 1/2" which appear on the narrow side of the stick shaft near the top of the stick.
Sold At:
Sporting goods stores nationwide from February 2005 through March 2010 for about $80 to $200 for sticks, $30 for blades, and $40 to $90 for shafts
What To Do:
Immediately take the recalled sticks, shafts and blades away from children and contact Bauer for a replacement or refund. For more information, call Bauer toll-free at (888) 734-0443 between 8 a.m. and midnight ET Sunday through Saturday or visit www.bauer.com
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10189.html

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