One of the fastest growing sports amongst high school students and younger is lacrosse. On March 22, 2012 Easton Sports recalled approximately 12,000 lacrosse helmets. The chin bar on these helmets is faulty and may break causing an increase in the chances of suffering a jaw fracture or worse. There has been at least one reported incident involving a laceration.
Description: This recall involves all Easton Raptor Lacrosse Helmets. "Easton" is printed on either side of the back of the helmet and on the jaw strap. "RAPTOR" is printed low on the back of the helmet in the center. The helmets were sold in sizes XS/S, M/L, and XL/XXL and were available in the following colors: white; matte black; silver; navy blue and white; royal blue and white; and red and white. (Read more)