O'Brien Watersports Inc recalls Performer Pro Water Skis

Starting date:
March 14, 2019
Posting date:
March 14, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69152

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and O'Brien Watersports.

Affected products

O'Brien Watersports Inc Performer Pro Water Skis

Product description

This recall involves all styles of Performer Pro Water Skis which are sold as a set, but can also be used as a single slalom ski. The ski topsheet design and colour has changed over the years. The following product identification numbers and UPC were assigned:

The following products are included in the recall:
Part Number UPC
2111112 730918111122
2121100 730918211006
2141102 730918411024
2161102 730918093664
2181104 730918945451

 

Hazard identified

In certain fall scenarios, the binding's retention rate can outperform the strength of the ski, leading to breaks and delamination of the ski.

As of February 11, 2019 the company has received no reports in Canada and 3 reports in the United States of the binding separating from the ski during falls, with lower body injuries reported.

Number sold

Approximately 704 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 3,555 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from 2011 to April 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Manufacturer
Top Solution / Playmaker Fuzhou
Majiang Dadao Kuian
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected skis and return them to their place of purchase for a refund.

For more information, consumers may contact O'Brien Watersports Inc. by telephone at 1-800-662-7436 or by email. Consumers may also visit 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.