The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Hazard: Stitching on the face mask’s harness can fail causing the mask to loosen or come off, posing a risk of injury.
Description: This recall involves Diamond Sports umpire and catcher face masks with Diamond harnesses. The masks and harnesses are black. The face masks have lot number D-0143, D-0842, D-1041, D-1142, D-0152 or D-0451, which can be found on a sticker on an inside metal bar. Only faces mask harnesses that do not have box stitching (a reinforced “X” stitching inside a box) on the harness straps are recalled.
Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide from February 2014 through May 2015 for $31 to $106 for the complete mask with harness. The harnesses also were sold separately for $3 to $6.
Remedy: Contact Diamond Sports for a replacement harness.