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Recall: Skate helmets

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The problem

Independent tests show these helmets don’t meet mandatory safety standards. The straps may fail to hold the skate helmet in place during a fall or accident.

Details

These helmets were sold at Kmart between October 2012 and April 2014:

  • Skate helmet black XS/S – APN:9341101353819
  • Skate helmet black S/M – APN:9341101353826
  • Skate helmet pink XS/S – APN:9341101353796
  • Skate helmet pink S/M – APN:9341101353970
  • Skate helmet splat XS/S – APN:9341101980510
  • Skate helmet splat S/M – APN:9341101980527
  • Skate helmet camo XS/S – APN:9341101980497
  • Skate helmet camo S/M – APN:9341101980503
  • Roller Derby skate helmet S/M – APN:9341101754777

What to do

Stop using the helmets and return them to any Kmart store for a full refund.

For more information contact Kmart:

  • Phone: 0800 945 995, Monday to Friday between 8am and 5pm.
  • Website: www.kmart.co.nz