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Snowboard Boots with Boa Secondary Reels

  • M3v2 reels
  • Snowboots
Name of Product:
Snowboard Boots with Boa Secondary Reels
Hazard:
The secondary reel can become stuck in the open position, causing the fit at the forefoot of the boot or tongue to loosen and posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 18, 2016
Units:
About 33,000 (in addition, about 4,500 in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Boa Technology, Inc., toll free at 1-844-203-1297, email at info@boatechnology.com or online at www.boatechnology.com and click on "2015/16 Snowboard + Ski Boot Secondary Reel Recall" for more information. 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves snowboard boots with the M3v2 secondary reel dials, which are used to adjust the fit at the forefoot and tongue of the boots. This recall involves all sizes and colors of the following snowboard boot brand models containing the M3v2 reel:

 

-    32 (Binary)

-    Burton (Photon, Concord, Felix)

-    DC (Control)

-    DeeLuxe (Spark Summit, Vicious)

-    Flow (Helios Focus)

-    Head (Six Boa Focus)

-    K2 (Darko)

-    Ride (Fuze, Lasso, Triad, Hera, Norris)

-    Rome (Inferno, Memphis)

-    Salomon (Dialogue Focus)

-    Scarpa (EVO F1)

 

If the M3v2 reel has an adhesive sticker dot on the front, then the recalled dial has already been replaced and nothing further needs to be done.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the snowboard boots and contact the retailer where the boots were purchased or Boa for a free repair kit. Free replacement reels and a repair tool will be provided with instructions. A repair video is also available at https://vimeo.com/boa/M3v2fix.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received two reports of incidents. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

REI and other retailers nationwide and online, including at REI.com and Backcountry.com, from June 2015 through October 2015 for between $100 to $750.

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Boa Technology, Inc., of Denver, Colo.

Recall number:
16-105
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