Marker Völkl USA and Kästle Recall Ski Bindings Due to Fall Hazard

Steel springs in the heel pieces of the bindings could break.

Recall date: January 12, 2011
Recall number: 11-095
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  • Marker 12.0 Free

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    Marker 12.0 Free

  • Marker 12.0 TC Comp EPS

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    Marker 12.0 TC Comp EPS

  • Marker rMotion 12.0 D

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    Marker rMotion 12.0 D

  • Kästle K12 CTI

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    Kästle K12 CTI

  • Kästle K12 KTI

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    Kästle K12 KTI

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Marker and Kästle Twin Cam 12.0 ski bindings

Hazard:

Steel springs in the heel pieces of the bindings could break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Marker Völkl at (800) 453-3862 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Marker at recall@markerusa.com or visit Marker’s website at www.markerusa.com. Call Kästle collect at (970) 390-4498 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Kästle at jpom73@gmail.com or visit the firm’s website at www.kastle-ski.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,400

Description

This recall includes the following 2010-2011 model year Marker and Kästle Twin Cam ski bindings with maximum release/retention settings of 12.0.

Recalled Models
Marker 12.0 TC Comp EPS/white and red
Marker 12.0 Free with 90mm or 110mm ski brake/black
Marker rMotion 12.0 D/white and red
Kästle K12 KTI
Kästle K12 CTI with 90mm or 110mm ski brake
Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled ski bindings and return Marker bindings to a Marker authorized retailer or return Kästle bindings to a Kästle authorized retailer for a free replacement heel binding. Consumers should bring their ski boots to be sure that the replacement bindings are adjusted correctly.

Sold at

Ski and specialty sports retailers nationwide from January 2010 through December 2010 for the Kästle bindings and from July 2010 through December 2010 for the Marker bindings. The bindings sold for between $280 and $340.

Importer(s)

Marker Völkl USA, of Lebanon, N.H. and Kästle GmbH, of Austria

Manufactured in

Czech Republic

  • Marker 12.0 Free

  • Marker 12.0 TC Comp EPS

  • Marker rMotion 12.0 D

  • Kästle K12 CTI

  • Kästle K12 KTI