GNU Snowboard Bindings Recalled by Mervin Manufacturing Due to Fall Hazard

The straps on men-, women- and youth-sized snowboard bindings can break.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Năm 28, 2013
Recall number: 13-200
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  • AGRO Green

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    AGRO Green

  • WEIRD Black

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    WEIRD Black

  • GNUNIOR Black

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    GNUNIOR Black

  • B-REAL White

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    B-REAL White

  • B-FREE Cooper

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    B-FREE Cooper

Recall Summary

Name of product:

GNU Snowboard Bindings

Hazard:

The ankle straps can break posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Mervin Manufacturing at (800) 905-0551 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.mervin.com and click on Recall for additional information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2013/33615r-eng.php
Units

About 6,800 pairs in the U.S. and 1,200 in Canada

Description

The recalled snowboard bindings include men’s, youth, and women’s sizes. The bindings attach to the snowboard with screws, and to the snowboard boot with straps with buckles. The brand name “GNU” is imprinted on the front of the straps or on the baseplate. The SKU number can be found on the model sticker located on the original packaging. The following styles and SKU numbers are included in the recall:

  Name SKU #

MEN’S

AGRO

213710 - 213720

 

BACKDOOR

213105 - 213115

 

CHOICE

213510 - 213540

 

MUTANT/BIGFOOT

213610 - 213640

 

PSYCH

213410 - 213460

 

STREET

213205 - 213235

 

WEIRD

213305 - 213355

YOUTH

GNUNIOR

213005

WOMEN’S

B-FAMOUS/YETI

214405 - 214435

 

B-FREE COPPER

214305 - 214335

 

B-HERE

214205 - 214230

 

B-REAL

214105 - 214130

 

B-TRUE

214005 - 214010

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 30 reports of the binding straps breaking. No injuries were reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the bindings and contact Mervin Manufacturing for instructions for receiving free replacement straps.  

Sold at

Specialty Sports Inc., REI and other national, small chain and independent sporting goods stores, and online at www.backcountry.com and www.mervin.com from August 2012 to March 2013 for between $125 and $310.

Importer

Mervin Manufacturing, of Seattle, Wash.

Manufactured in

Slovakia

  • AGRO Green

  • WEIRD Black

  • GNUNIOR Black

  • B-REAL White

  • B-FREE Cooper