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CURRENT LISTINGS OF CERTIFIED PRODUCTS

** NEW: RESEARCH GRANT OPPORTUNITY **

NOTICES TO MANUFACTURERS
REGARDING GOALIE MASK MARKING
Updated October 13, 2011

Notices to Consumers
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING LABELS
  • HECC STATEMENT ON SENSOR DEVICES
  • REGARDING THE USE OF VISORS
  • REGARDING WARWICK MASK
  • REGARDING REEBOK AND CCM HELMETS
  • REGARDING WJD PRO


    About Product Certification Testing

    Falsely Claiming Certification


  • What is HECC?

    The Hockey Equipment Certification Council (HECC) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization, created at the request of USA Hockey in 1978. For a more complete description, go to About HECC.

    HECC's Mission is to seek out, evaluate and select standards and testing procedures for hockey equipment for the purpose of product certification.

    HECC's Purpose

    • HECC develops and establishes criteria and procedures for certification
    • To design and determine the method of identifying the certified equipment (registered logo)
    • To promote the use of certified products
    • To monitor the program to ascertain its effectiveness on the sport of hockey
    • To promote and sponsor research pertaining to the reduction of injuries in hockey


    IMPORTANT NOTICE

    TO TESTING LABORATORIES, PRODUCT DEVELOPERS AND DESIGNERS, MANUFACTURERS, STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS INTERESTED IN ICE HOCKEY.



    Consumers and officials should look for these stickers on equipment:

    NOTICE: HECC Certified Products do not protect against all injuries.
    Actual stickers on products will not say "VOID".
    Concussion

    A Coaches' Guide
    for Sideline Evaluation

    Heads Up, Don't Duck!

    A program to decrease the
    risk for spinal cord injuries.

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