K2 Sports Canada recalls Kwicker and Kwicker BC Snowboard Bindings

Starting date:
April 3, 2014
Posting date:
April 3, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Suspected quality concern
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-37953

Affected products

Kwicker and Kwicker BC Snowboard Bindings

Product description

This recall involves Kwicker and Kwicker BC snowboard bindings. The bindings were sold separately and in snowboard packages (Ultra Split Package and Ultra Split Wide Package).

The following item codes and UPCs are included in the recall:
Name Item Code UPC
Kwicker B1304028010 886745213635
Kwicker BC B1304027010 886745213628
Ultra Split Package (Size 158) B130200301158 886745173403
Ultra Split Package (Size 161) B130200301161 886745173427
Ultra Split Package (Size 164) B130200301164 886745173441
Ultra Split Package (Size 165) B130200301165 886745173465

K2 Kwicker and Kwicker BC snowboard bindings that have a "0" stamped on the binding and a green sticker on their packaging box are not subject to this recall.

Hazard identified

The affected bindings may release prematurely posing a fall hazard to snowboarders.

Neither Health Canada nor K2 Sports has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these bindings.

Number sold

Approximately 103 of the recalled bindings were sold in Canada at various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from September 2013 to December 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan.

Companies

Manufacturer
Fuko, Inc./Cheong Sing Sports Goods Co., Ltd.
Taichung City
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
Distributor
K2 Sports Canada
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled Kwicker and Kwicker BC snowboard bindings immediately and contact K2 Sports Canada for instructions on how to return the bindings to be repaired.

For more information, consumers may contact K2 Sports Canada by telephone at 1-877-393-7049 or by email K2 Sports Canada.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.