Recalls: Ice and Snow Sports

July 9, 2015 JetForce Avalanche Airbag Packs Recalled by Black Diamond Due to Risk of Injury

This recall involves all first generation JetForce Black Diamond, Pieps and POC model airbag packs manufactured by Black Diamond between October 2, 2014 and March 3, 2015. The manufacture date code ranging from 14275 to 15077 can be found inside the front pocket label. The date codes are listed in a YYDDD format. Date codes on some products are truncated in a YDDD format (ex.4275). The JetForce Technology logo is on the left shoulder strap, and an instruction label is on the inside flap of the back panel. The following models and colors are included in this recall: Brand Model and Capacity Colors Black Diamond Pilot 11 Liters Halo 28 Liters Saga 40 Liters Black, Fire Red Pieps Tour Rider 24 Liters Tour Pro 24 Liters Black with yellow, Black with chili red POC Thorax 11 Liters Orange Read more.


June 2, 2015 ORTOVOX Recalls Avalanche Transceiver Due to Loss of Emergency Communications Capability

The ORTOVOX S1+ transceiver is used as a beacon to locate an individual in the event of avalanche burial. The flip-case design transceiver is black with green accent stripes on the top sides. ORTOVOX and S1+ are printed on the top of the device. In the open/receive position the top half of the transceiver displays a blue screen with green border that displays an image and distance reading of the buried individual. The transceivers measure about 5 inches long by 3 inches wide by 1 inch thick in the closed/transmit position. All transceivers manufactured from 2010 through 2014 are included in the recall. The manufacture date is printed inside the battery door on the back of the transceiver with a roman numeral representing the quarter of the year and a two digit number referring to the year. Read more.


April 21, 2015 Gorsuch Recalls ERTLRENZ Ski Boot Heat Liners Due to Fire Hazard

The ERTLRENZ Trim Heat and Foam Heat are handmade, customized, black inner heat liners for ski boots. Every product is accompanied by a charger and a remote control for the heating system. There also is an accompanying ERTLRENZ instruction manual supplied with the heat liners at the time of purchase. Read more.


March 11, 2015 SCARPA North America Recalls Ski Boots with Tronic System Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves the men's and women's SCARPA F1 EVO ski boots with the Tronic system component. The Tronic system locks the boot into the ski binding. The boots were sold in royal blue for men and aqua blue for women with "SCARPA" written in white letters on the lower outer side of the boot. The model name "F1 EVO" is printed on the upper right outside ankle cuff of the boots. Read more.


March 3, 2015 Flow Sports Inc. Recalls Snowboard Bindings Due to Fall Hazard

This recall involves Flow 2014 Flite-series snowboard bindings with model names Flite, Haylo, Micron Youth, Flite LTD and Flite MTN. The bindings have a snaplock lever on the rear, a cable adjustment dial on the side of the baseplate, a matte texture finish on the baseplate and a glossy "Flow" and Flow's logo on the hiback. They are black; black and white; black, white and blue; or black, white, blue and yellow. "Flow" is printed on the side of the bindings. Read more.


November 18, 2014 Black Diamond Equipment Recalls Whippet Ski Poles Due to Risk of Injury

This recall includes Black Diamond Whippet and Whippet Carbon ski poles manufactured May 2013 through January 2014. The Whippet is gray with two telescoping shafts and the Carbon Whippet is black with three telescoping shafts. The upper shaft of both models is made of aluminum and has a black and orange rubber handgrip with a built-in, stainless steel, serrated pick and a black nylon wrist strap with a an orange Black Diamond logo. "Black Diamond" and the Black Diamond logo are on the upper shaft of both models. The Whippet has an aluminum lower shaft with an orange and silver locking mechanism. "Whippet" and the logo are on the lower shaft. The middle and lower shafts of the Carbon Whippet are made of carbon fiber and have orange and silver locking mechanisms. "Carbon Whippet" and the logo are on the lower shaft. Both models have a 4-inch plastic powder basket on the lower shaft near the tip and graduation marks on the shafts to show the various lengths of the pole in centimeters. The Whippet can be extended from 99 centimeters (39 inches) to 142 centimeters (56 inches) long. The Carbon Whippet can be extended from 67.9 centimeters (26.75 inches) to 142 centimeters (56 inches) long. Recalled poles have picks with polished surfaces, a notch in the top of the pick and a date code between 13121 and 14015 etched on the pole. The date code can be found by removing the locking mechanism on the middle shaft of the Carbon Whippet and the lower shaft of the Whippet. Read more.


June 19, 2014 Reebok-CCM Recalls Throat Collars Due to Laceration Hazard

The recalled Reebok TCPRE Senior (SR) and Junior (JR) Goalie Throat Collars are black with white trim and the word "Reebok" is embroidered at the base of the collar. They have the BNQ certification mark screen printed and the words "Ballistic Nylon Ballistique", "TCPRE SR or JR" and sizing information on the right side of the collar base. Affected products have the model number K101SR TCPRE or K101JR TCPRE located on the label sewn on the inside of each throat collar pad and on the outside of a polybag in which the product may have been sold at retail stores. Read more.


April 3, 2014 Snowboard Bindings Recalled by K2 Sports Due to Fall Hazard (Recall Alert)

This recall involves Kwicker and Kwicker BC snowboard bindings. Kwicker bindings are black and silver with a green release lever knob and have item number B1304028010 printed on the binding's box. Kwicker BC bindings are silver with a green release lever knob and green lock loop and have item number B1304027010 printed on the binding's box. KWICKER is printed in white on the side of the Kwicker bindings and on the top of the Kwicker BC bindings. Read more.


November 26, 2013 Avalanche Airbags Recalled by Backcountry Access Due to Risk of Injury

This recall involves BCA Avalanche airbags, models Float 18, 22, 30, 32, 36 and Throttle. The airbags are used for skiing, snowmobiling and mountain climbing to help keep the user above the surface if an avalanche occurs. The airbags are yellow and are housed in a blue, red or black pack. The packs have the model name printed on them. "Float" and the "bca" logo are printed in black lettering on the airbag. Lot letters A through E are included in the recall. The lot letter can be found on the trigger handle. Read more.


May 28, 2013 GNU Snowboard Bindings Recalled by Mervin Manufacturing Due to Fall Hazard

The recalled snowboard bindings include men's, youth, and women's sizes. The bindings attach to the snowboard with screws, and to the snowboard boot with straps with buckles. The brand name "GNU" is imprinted on the front of the straps or on the baseplate. The SKU number can be found on the model sticker located on the original packaging. The following styles and SKU numbers are included in the recall: Name SKU # MEN'S AGRO 213710 - 213720 BACKDOOR 213105 - 213115 CHOICE 213510 - 213540 MUTANT/BIGFOOT 213610 - 213640 PSYCH 213410 - 213460 STREET 213205 - 213235 WEIRD 213305 - 213355 YOUTH GNUNIOR 213005 WOMEN'S B-FAMOUS/YETI 214405 - 214435 B-FREE COPPER 214305 - 214335 B-HERE 214205 - 214230 B-REAL 214105 - 214130 B-TRUE 214005 - 214010 Read more.