|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 987-2576
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Ski Boards Recalled by Line Skis Due to Fall Hazard from Binding Failure
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: 2006 Line X-Fly and Line Pro Ski Boards
Units: About 1,250
Manufacturer: Line Skis, of Seattle, Wash.
Hazard: Screws installed improperly can cause the bindings to come loose or pull off the ski board during use, causing the skier to lose control or fall and suffer injuries.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the screws that hold the binding to the ski board pulling out during use. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The 2006 Line X-Fly and Line Pro model ski boards were sold in 90 and 99 centimeter lengths. The Pro model is a twin-tip ski which is turned up at both ends. “Pro 90” or “Pro 98” is printed on the tail. The X-Fly is a unidirectional ski which is turned up on one end. “Fly 90” or “Fly 99” is printed on the tail.
Sold at: Ski, snowboard and sporting goods stores from September 2006 through January 2007 for about $180.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boards and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. If consumers are unable to return the ski boards to the place of purchase, contact the firm for instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Line Skis at (800) 987-2576 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.lineskis.com
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