Recalls: Skiing/Snowboarding

August 30, 2012
Avalanche Airbags Recalled by Snowpulse Due to Risk of Injury
This recall involves Snowpulse Avalanche airbags with inflation-system 1.0 air cartridges. The airbags are used for skiing, snowmobiling and mountain climbing to help keep the user above the surface if an avalanche occurs. Model year 2008 to 2010 airbag cartridges are included in this recall. The packs are between 15 and 45 liters and have the "Snowpulse" logo printed on them. The metal cartridge is inside the pack and unscrews from the airbag. Cartridges using inflation system 1.0 gauges can be identified by the pin inside the threaded fitting on the side of the cartridge. If this gauge does not have an "A" or a "B" on the dial then it is included in the recall.
March 20, 2012
Bon Hiver Recalls Freebase Snowboard Bindings Due To Fall Hazard
The recalled products are Bon Hiver Freebase snowboard bindings in the following models: 11 Series - Assault or Infrared, 13 Series - Arsenal or Hellfire and 18 Series - Stealth or Storm. The bindings are sold in pairs. Each binding is made up of two pieces: a boot base and a base plate. The boot base, which attaches to the snowboarder's boot, has a high back, ankle strap, toe strap and footplate. It is made of plastic and aluminum, has six magnets on the underside of the footplate and is made in the following colors: black, blue, red and white. The Bon Hiver logo appears on the back of the boot base near the top and across the ankle strap. The words "Bon Hiver Snowboarding" appear on the heel. The series number is located next to the logo on the back of the boot base and on the side of one of the footplates. The base plate is flat and made of black plastic. It has four locking mechanisms to attach it to the board.
July 21, 2011
Ski Helmets Recalled by Swix Sport USA due to Head Injury Hazard
Uvex Funride ski helmets come in two adult sizes XS-M, and L-XL. Individual sizing is adjusted by a small dial located at the rear of the helmet. The helmets feature a chin strap, ear protection and the word "Uvex" printed toward the back of the helmet. The interior label on affected helmets bears the code "S-58B" or "S-58C". The helmet comes in the following colors and designs: solids in black, white, silver; carbon look matte in white or black; golden flower decal in white or black.
April 19, 2011
Spot Recalls Satellite Communicator Due To Loss of Emergency Communications Capability
The satellite communicator tracks the user's location and sends the user's GPS coordinates and a distress message in the case of an emergency. The device is black with the SPOT logo and the word DeLorme on the front. It measures 3 inches x 2.6 inches and is bundled with the DeLorme Earthmate PN-60w GPS. The GPS is not subject to this recall. Affected products have Electronic Serial Numbers (ESN) from 0-2000000 to 0-2019999. The ESN is located on a label under the battery.
February 8, 2011
Snow Bikes Recalled by Tech 4 Kids Due to Fall Hazard
The recall includes OUTER EDGE brand Snow MX-Ski-Doo® and the Snow MX-X Games™ snow bikes. The Snow MX-Ski-Doo snow bike is yellow and black with "Ski-Doo" printed on the steel frame and on the front ski. The Snow MX-X Games snow bike is blue and black with "Snow MX," a skull and swords printed on the steel frame and on the front ski. "OUTER EDGE" is printed on the snow bikes' packaging.
January 12, 2011
Marker Volkl USA and Kastle Recall Ski Bindings Due to Fall Hazard
This recall includes the following 2010-2011 model year Marker and Kästle Twin Cam ski bindings with maximum release/retention settings of 12.0.
June 30, 2010
Ski Boot Sole Pads with Steel Inserts and All-Terrain Ski Boots configured with them Recalled by Salomon USA Due to Fall Hazard
This recall involves the Salomon “Quest Touring Pads” distributed as sole pads only, and Salomon “Quest Pro Pebax” and “Quest Pro” ski boots configured with the recalled sole pads. The sole pads have visible steel inserts intended to make these Quest touring-style sole pads compatible with a specific type of touring-style ski binding, commonly referred to by back-country skiers as a “low-tech binding.”
May 12, 2010
Rome Snowboards Recalls Bindings Due to Fall Hazard
This recall involves the Rome Snowboards Co. 2010 United snowboard bindings. The bindings come in black and red color themes and in sizes small, medium and large. Rome is printed on the highback. The bindings also have graphics on the back of the highback and on the rear portion of the baseplate.
November 19, 2009
Salomon USA Recalls Ski Bindings Due to Unexpected Release, Fall Hazard
This recall involves the Salomon alpine ski bindings with models LZ 7, LZ 8, LZ 9, LZ 7 SR, LZ 8 SR, LZ 8 SC, and J LZ 9 and the Atomic ski bindings with model Evox 2.8, Evox 2.8+, Evox 2.8++, and FFG 8. “Salomon” or “Atomic” and the respective model number are displayed on the ski bindings. The toe components bear a production date code ending in “8” that can be found on the center plate where the toe of a ski boot contacts the toe component of the bindings.
July 14, 2009
Rossignol Recalls Cross-Country Boots Due to Fall Hazard
This recall involves Rossignol cross-country boots with model X-IUM World Cup Skate, X-IUM World Cup Classic, X-IUM World Cup Pursuit, X-11 Skate, and X-IUM J Skate. The model name is printed on the upper part of the boot. Boots included in this recall have a 5 or 6 digit lot number stamped on the right boot under the removable insole (see photo below).