The skis can detach from the binding during a fall, allowing the ski to break, posing an injury hazard to the user
O’Brien Watersports at 800-662-7436 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or online at https://obrien.com and click on Recall for more information.
This recall involves O’Brien Performer Pro Combo Skis. These skis have a binding mounted to a plastic plate that is then mounted on the ski top. The skis were equipped with O’Brien’s X9 or Avid bindings, printed on the bindings, and an aluminum fin. O’Brien’s Performer Combo Skis, which are equipped with a plastic fin and O’Brien’s “X8” binding, are unaffected by this recall.
|Item Number||Product Name|
|2111112||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/gold|
|2121100||Performer Pro Combo Skis in red/white/yellow|
|2141102||Performer Pro Combo Skis in blue/green|
|2161102||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/grey/yellow|
|2181104||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/grey/yellow|
Consumers should immediately stop using the Performer Pro Combo Skis and contact O’Brien Watersports for a store credit or a full refund.
O’Brien Watersports has received three reports of leg injuries from skis breaking or bindings pulling off the ski during falls while slalom skiing.
O’Brien Watersports Inc., of Snoqualmie, Wash.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.