MDV Sports Canada recalls Marker Kingpin Ski bindings

Starting date:
October 9, 2018
Posting date:
October 9, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67656

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and MDV Sports Canada

Affected products

Marker Kingpin ski bindings

Product description

This recall involves the toe piece of various Kingpin 10 and 13 ski bindings produced between November 2016 and December 2017.

The products affected are all Kingpin 10 and 13 models with a new Marker Logo on the toe piece in a gold or copper colour.

The models affected by the recall are:
Model Number Model Name Accent Colour
7733R1MA KINGPIN 10; 75 - 100 mm Gold
7733R1MB KINGPIN 10; 100 125 mm Gold
7933R1MA KINGPIN 13; 75 - 100 mm Gold
7933R1MB KINGPIN 13; 100 125 mm Gold
7734R1MA KINGPIN 10 Demo; 75 - 100 mm Gold
7934R1MB KINGPIN 13 Demo; 100 - 125 mm Gold
7733S1MA KINGPIN 10; 75 - 100 mm Copper
7733S1MB KINGPIN 10; 100 - 125 mm Copper
7933S1MA KINGPIN 13; 100 -125 mm Copper
7933S1MB KINGPIN 13; 100 - 125 mm Copper
7734S1MA KINGPIN 10 Demo; 75 - 100 mm Copper
7934S1MB KINGPIN 13 Demo; 100 - 125 mm Copper

The serial number can be found on the back of the heel unit of recalled bindings in the ranges stated below:

  • Kingpin 10:  337804 to 418632
  • Kingpin 13:  337798 to 411728.  

A Marker Authorized Retailer can confirm if the binding is affected by this recall.

Hazard identified

These bindings are being recalled because a pin in the toe piece can break, resulting in reduced release/retention posing a fall hazard.

As of October 4, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 2,200 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 4,100 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled bindings were sold from March 2017 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the Czech Republic.

Companies

Distributor
MDV Sports Canada
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Tecnica Group Canada
St-Laurent
Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Marker CZ
Kutnohorska
CZECH REPUBLIC

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using these bindings and return them to a Marker Authorized Retailer. Toe pieces of recalled bindings will be replaced at no charge. Skiers should bring their boots to be sure their bindings are adjusted correctly.

For more information, consumers may contact MDV Sports Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-888-273-4791 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, by email, or by visiting the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC 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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.