SCARPA North America, Inc. recalls F1 Evo Ski Boots with Tronic System

Starting date:
March 10, 2015
Posting date:
March 10, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-52491

Affected products

Tronic System on SCARPA F1 Evo Ski Boots

Product description

This recall involves SCARPA F1 Evo ski boots with Tronic system.  SCARPA is written on the lower outside shell, and F1 Evo model name is written on the upper outside cuff.

The recalled ski boots were sold in the following colours:
Gender Colour
Men Speed Blue (royal)
Women Arctic Blue (aqua)

 

Hazard identified

The Tronic system, a component of the rear part of the boot, may unexpectedly switch from ski mode to walk mode, increasing the likelihood of falling and of the boot not releasing properly from the binding in the event of a fall.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

In the United States, SCARPA North America, Inc. has received two reports of injury.  The company has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 244 units of the recalled ski boots were sold in Canada at various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from October 2014 to January 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.

Companies

Manufacturer
CALZATURIFICIO S.C.A.R.P.A. S.P.A.
Asolo (TV)
ITALY
Distributor
SCARPA North America, Inc.
Boulder
Colorado
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boots and return them to SCARPA North America, Inc. for a refund. For more information, consumers may contact SCARPA North America, Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-866-998-2895 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST, Monday through Friday or by email. Consumers can also visit the SCARPA's recall website.

Consumers may view the release by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on the Commission's website.

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.