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  • Pamela Herbert
    Passing it on. Brigit ... From: seaofmerry Date: Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:42 PM Subject: [MarklandCircle] Athletic Cup alert. To:
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      Passing it on.

      Brigit

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      From: seaofmerry <seaofmerry@...>
      Date: Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:42 PM
      Subject: [MarklandCircle] Athletic "Cup" alert.
      To: MarklandCircle@yahoogroups.com




      I thought this may be a recall of some importance :)
      ~Carolina

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
      April 29, 2009
      Release #09-202

      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
      athletes.

      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:
      http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09202.html





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