Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Brine Recalls VIP Lacrosse Gloves Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Youth and Adult Brine VIP Lacrosse Gloves

Units: About 7,000 in the United States and 30 in Canada

Manufacturer: Brine, a division of Warrior Sports Inc., of Warren, Mich.

Hazard: Screen printing ink used on the silver triad logo on the back of the glove contains excessive levels of lead, violating the federal lead paint standard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves black and white Brine VIP lacrosse gloves sold in three sizes: 10, 12 and 13 inches. The name "Brine" is printed in white and a silver triad symbol is printed on the back of the glove on the wrist cuff. The following lacrosse gloves are involved in this recall:

- Model Number: LGLVIP03-618983164529 / Size: 13 inches
- Model Number: LGLVIP02-618983164505 / Size: 12 inches
- Model Number: LGLVIP00-618983164543 / Size: 10 inches

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide between July 2009 and June 2010 for about $50.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the gloves and contact Brine for a replacement or refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Brine toll-free at (888) 542-8834 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.brine.com/recall

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