http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11095.html Marker & Kastle recall bindings !!!
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
|Office of Information and Public Affairs
||Washington, DC 20207
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2011
|Marker Volkl’s Recall Hotline: (800) 453-3862
Kastle’s Recall Hotline: (970) 390-4498 collect
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Marker Volkl USA and Kastle Recall Ski Bindings Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Marker and Kastle Twin Cam 12.0 ski bindings
Units: About 5,400
Importers: Marker Volkl USA, of Lebanon, N.H. and Kastle GmbH, of Austria
Hazard: Steel springs in the heel pieces of the bindings could break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall includes the following 2010-2011 model year Marker and Kastle Twin Cam ski bindings with maximum release/retention settings of 12.0.
|Marker 12.0 TC Comp EPS/white and red
|Marker 12.0 Free with 90mm or 110mm ski brake/black
|Marker rMotion 12.0 D/white and red
|Kastle K12 KTI
|Kastle K12 CTI with 90mm or 110mm ski brake
Sold at: Ski and specialty sports retailers nationwide from January 2010 through December 2010 for the Kastle bindings and from July 2010 through December 2010 for the Marker bindings. The bindings sold for between $280 and $340.
Manufactured in: Czech Republic
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled ski bindings and return Marker bindings to a Marker authorized retailer or return Kastle bindings to a Kastle authorized retailer for a free replacement heel binding. Consumers should bring their ski boots to be sure that the replacement bindings are adjusted correctly.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Marker Volkl at (800) 453-3862 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Marker at email@example.com or visit Marker’s website at www.markerusa.com. Call Kastle collect at (970) 390-4498 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Kastle at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the firm’s website at www.kastle-ski.com