O’Brien Watersports Recalls Water Skis Due to Injury Hazard



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
Product:
Performer Pro Combo water skisAbout 3,560 (in addition, about 700 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/69152r-eng.php
Retailer:
Overton’s and other watersports and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2011 to April 2018 for about $300.
Distributor:
O’Brien Watersports Inc., of Snoqualmie, Wash.
Recall Date:    Mar 14, 2019
Injury:
O’Brien Watersports has received three reports of leg injuries from skis breaking or bindings pulling off the ski during falls while slalom skiing.
Mfg:
Playmaker Co. Ltd. of Taichung, Taiwan, and CHN Mawei, Fuzhou Playmaker Co. Ltd. of Fujian, China
Mfg Country:
Taiwan and China
Importer:
O’Brien Watersports Inc., of Snoqualmie, Wash.
Recall ID:    8508
Last Published:    Mar 14, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19083
Emert Status:    Announced