facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

STX, lacrosse products firm, recalls throat protector

Feb. 26, 2014 at 12:46 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Lacrosse products firm STX of Baltimore is recalling 4,000 throat shields due to edges that could potentially cut a wearer, regulators said.

The STX Shield protector could break when struck by a lacrosse ball. If that occurs, the edges of the protector would increase the risk of laceration, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

The protectors, a black plastic shield-shaped protector, has "STX" engraved on the surface. It has straps that attach it to a goalie's helmet.

They are primarily used by lacrosse goalies.

They were sold nationwide from September 2013 to February 2014 for about $25.

Consumers were advised to stop using the throat protectors and return them to STX for a full refund.

Consumers can call 888-789-7894 for information.

© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Russian bank boss feeling sanctions pain Russian bank boss feeling sanctions pain
2
Navy's Triton surveillance drone flies cross-country Navy's Triton surveillance drone flies cross-country
3
Ukraine's State Guard Service receives armored personnel carriers Ukraine's State Guard Service receives armored personnel carriers
4
Army deploying JLENS radar system to help protect Washington, D.C. Army deploying JLENS radar system to help protect Washington, D.C.
5
New GenDyn mission computers for Navy F/A-18s New GenDyn mission computers for Navy F/A-18s
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback