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Consumer product recall

Amer Sports Canada Inc. ("ASCI") recalls Arc'teryx Ski Mountaineering Boots

Starting date:
August 24, 2017
Posting date:
August 24, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-64280

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and ASCI

Affected products

Arc'teryx Procline Ski Mountaineering Boots

Product description

This recall involves certain models of Arc'teryx Procline ski mountaineering boots that do not have a coloured dot on the inside of the spoiler (the upper portion of the rear of the boot).  "Arc'teryx" is located on the front of the boot.

The following models are included in this recall:
Model Colour Combination Size
(Canada/USA) (Mondo)
Men's Procline Carbon Lite Boot Orange/Black 7.5 to 14 25 to 30.5
Procline Carbon Support Boot
Procline Lite Boot Grey/Black
Procline Support Boot
Women's Procline Carbon Lite Boot Orange/Black 6 to 10.5 23 to 27.5
Procline Carbon Support Boot
Procline Lite Boot Yellow/Black
Procline Support Boot

Hazard identified

The axis pin at the rear of the boot can dislodge and cause damage to the boot, posing a fall hazard to the user.

As of August 22, 2017, the company has received 18 reports of the pin being dislodged. Of the 18 reports of consumer incidents, three originated in Canada, four originated in the United States and 11 originated in other countries. There have been no reported injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 459 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 3,900 units were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2016 to March 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Romania.

Companies

Distributor

Arc'teryx Equipment, a division of AMER Sports Canada Inc.

North Vancouver

British Columbia

CANADA

Manufacturer

Salomon SAS

Annency

FRANCE

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using these boots immediately and return them to an authorized Arc'teryx dealer.

For more information regarding Arc'teryx branded boots, consumers can contact Arc'teryx Equipment by telephone toll-free at 1-866-458-2473, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST Monday through Friday, or by email.  Consumers may also visit the company's website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.