Smith Quantum Ski and Snowboard Helmets Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury

This recall involves all 2016 and 2017 Smith Quantum ski and snowboard helmets

Smith Quantum Ski and Snowboard Helmets Recalled Due to Risk of Head Injury
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September 12, 2017

A severe head injury risk is prompting Smith to recall approximately 8,000 of its Quantum ski and snowboard helmets sold in the United States and Canada.

The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.

Recall Details

This recall involves all 2016 and 2017 Smith Quantum ski and snowboard helmets. They were sold in in sizes S, M, L and XL and in the following colors: matte black/charcoal, matte white/charcoal, matte Fire (red) /charcoal, matte Klein Blue (blue), matte olive green, matte Reactor (bright green) /black and matte Thunder gray (gray) color combinations.

Smith Quantum is printed on a label inside the helmet along with the manufacturing dates.

The recalled helmets were sold through specialty ski and snowboard shops and by other major retailers both online and in-store from October 2016 through July 2017 for about $300 each.

To date, no injuries related to this recall have been reported.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled helmets and contact Smith for instructions on returning the helmet for a free repair.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact Smith toll-free at (833) 459-0417.