Fwd: [MarklandCircle] Athletic "Cup" alert.
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From: seaofmerry <seaofmerry@...>
Date: Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:42 PM
Subject: [MarklandCircle] Athletic "Cup" alert.
I thought this may be a recall of some importance :)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 29, 2009
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 823-0343
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: Diane Pelkey, (410) 246-5927
Under Armour Recalls Athletic Cups Due To Injury Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in
cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of
the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled
products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Under Armour Athletic Cups
Units: About 211,000
Importer: Under Armour Inc, of Baltimore, Maryland
Hazard: The cups can break if hit, posing a risk of serious injury hazard to
Incidents/Injuries: Under Armour has received five reports of cups breaking,
including an injury involving cuts and bruising.
Description: This recall involves all athletic cups that have the Under
Armour logo, including adult, teen, and youth sizes. The cups were sold
individually and as part of a set with compression, slider, or jock shorts.
Sold at: Sporting good stores and Under Armour outlets nationwide and at
www.underarmour.com from January 2006 through March 2009 for about $15.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the athletic cup and contact
Under Armour for a $20 voucher for use online or at any Under Armour
specialty or outlet store.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Under Armour toll-free
at (888) 823-0343 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or
visit the firm's Web site at www.underarmour.com/productsafety
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including a picture of the recalled
product, please go to:
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