Pro Armor Recalls Latches for Utility Vehicle
Doors Due to Ejection and Laceration Hazards
February 21, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire)
product safety recall was voluntarily conducted
by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Consumers should stop using the product
immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is
illegal to resell or attempt to resell a
recalled consumer product.
Name of Product:
Latch for Utility Vehicle Door
Pro Armor Recalls Latches for Utility
Vehicle Doors Due to Ejection and
Importer: LSI Products Inc. dba Pro
Armor of Riverside, Cal.
Hazard: The latch
pin can disengage from the latch allowing the
door to open while the vehicle is moving. This
can pose a risk of ejection of an unrestrained
rider and impact or laceration hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: Pro Armor has received nine
reports of the latch pin disengaging. No
injuries have been reported.
Pro Armor Slam Latches are black metal door
latches sold for use in Polaris RZR, Can-Am
Commander and Kawasaki Teryx utility vehicles.
The latches were sold separately or purchased as
an add-on installed on a door that was bought
Sold at: Powersports dealers and
online nationwide from January 2011 through
November 2011 for about $50.
Remedy: Consumers should
immediately stop using vehicles with this latch
installed and contact Pro Armor for a free
Consumer Contact: For more
information, contact Pro Armor at (888) 312-7667
between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through
Friday or via the firm’s website
atwww.proarmor.com. Pro Armor is contacting its
The U.S. Consumer
Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still
interested in receiving incident or injury
reports that are either directly related to this
product recall or involve a different hazard
with the same product. Please tell us about your
experience with the product on
CPSC is charged with
protecting the public from unreasonable risks of
injury or death associated with the use of the
thousands of consumer products under the
agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and
property damage from consumer product incidents
cost the nation more than $900 billion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and
families from products that pose a fire,
electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard.
CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer
products – such as toys, cribs, power tools,
cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –
contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths
and injuries associated with consumer products
over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it
is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or
any other recalled product.
To report a
dangerous product or a product-related injury,
go online to:www.saferproducts.gov, call CPSC’s
Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at
(800) 638-8270 for the hearing impaired.
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