STX Recalls Shield Throat Protectors Due to Laceration Hazard
STX is recalling approximately 4,000 STX Shield throat protectors. The Shield throat protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a laceration hazard to the user.
The recalled throat protector is black and has the letters 'STX' engraved on the outer surface of the protector. It has straps attached by silver screws on each side and bottom of the protector to attach it to a lacrosse goalie's helmet below the helmet's chin guard.
The STX Shield throat protectors affected by this recall were sold at specialty sporting goods stores such as Athlete's Connection, Commonwealth Lacrosse, Lacrosse Unlimited, Play It Again Sports, Sport Stop USA, and Universal Lacrosse, as well as online from September 2013 through February 2014.
Consumers should stop using the Shield throat protector and return the product to STX for a full refund.
For more information on this recall, contact STX toll-free at 888-789-7894.for further details.