Name of Product: STX Shield Throat Protector
Hazard: The Shield Throat Protector can crack or break when struck by a lacrosse ball, posing a
laceration hazard to the user.
Consumer Contact: STX toll-free at (888) 789-7894 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday or online at www.stx.com and click on RECALL--Shield Throat Protector for
Units: About 4,000
Description: This recall involves the STX Shield throat protector. The 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.
Incidents/Injuries: STX has received one report of the Shield throat protector breaking,
resulting in reported bruising and lacerations to the user’s neck.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Shield throat protector and contact STX and return
the product for a full refund.