Tecnica Group Canada recalls Rollerblade Tempest Inline Skates

Starting date:
February 25, 2014
Posting date:
February 25, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Rollerblade® Tempest inline skates

Product description

This recall invovles Rollerblade® brand, Tempest series inline skates for men and women.  The inline skates include models 110, 100 and 90 and come in various colours.  The name “Rollerblade” is printed across the cuff buckle and on the tongue of the skate boot.  The recalled inline skates can also be identified by a production date code (stamped under the foot bed) of December 31, 2013 and before.

The following products are included in this recall:
Year Series Model Colour SKU Wheels
2011 TEMPEST 110 Orange 070100009F2 110 mm
2011 TEMPEST 100 Black 07010200741 100 mm
2011 TEMPEST 90 Silver 07010400835 90 mm
2012 TEMPEST 110 Orange 072010009F2 110 mm
2012 TEMPEST 100 Anthracite 0720100138 100 mm
2012 TEMPEST 90 Anthracite 07201400481 90 mm
2013 TEMPEST 110 Black 07301600T83 110 mm
2013 TEMPEST 100 Black 07301800816 100 mm
2013 TEMPEST 90 Black 07302200741 90 mm
2011 TEMPESTW 100 Silver 07010300863 100 mm
2011 TEMPESTW 90 Silver 07010500653 90 mm
2013 TEMPESTW 100 White 07201300748 100 mm
2012 TEMPESTW 90 White 072015009E2 90 mm
2013 TEMPESTW 100 Black 07301900N41 100 mm
2013 TEMPESTW 90 Silver 073023007C1 90 mm

Inline skates that are not subject to this recall will have a black frame mounting bolt instead of chrome.

Hazard identified

The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned, causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.

Neither Tecnica Group Canada nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these inline skates.

Number sold

Approximately 2,940 of the recalled inline skates were sold throughout Canada by various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled inline skates were sold between January 2011 and December 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Thailand.


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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected Tempest inline skates immediately and return them to Tecnica Group Canada free of charge for a free inspection and replacement.

For more information, consumers can contact Tecnica Group Canada's customer service by telephone at 1-800-361-9090 or by email. Consumers can also visit the Rollerblade Canada website and view the Safety Information notice with instructions to consumers on how to participate in the voluntary recall.

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.