Consumer product recall

Burton recalls Step On Snowboard Boots

Starting date:
September 5, 2018
Posting date:
September 5, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fall Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67652

Affected products

Burton Step On Snowboard Boots

Product description

This recall involves Step On snowboard boots from the winter 2017-2019 seasons. The recalled boots were sold in a variety of colours. The model name is printed on the inside of the boot tongue.

The following models are affected by this recall:

Season


Model Name


Colour

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP-ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP-ON BOOT

BLUE PRINT

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

FELIX STEP-ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

FELIX STEP-ON BOOT

STATIC

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

RULER STEP-ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

RULER STEP-ON BOOT

GREY TIE DYE

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

RULER STEP-ON BOOT

TAN

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

LIMELIGHT STEP-ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

LIMELIGHT STEP-ON BOOT

BLACK/MULTI

Winter 17-18 Sales Sample

LIMELIGHT STEP-ON BOOT

TAN

Winter 17-18 Production

PHOTON STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Production

PHOTON STEP ON BOOT

BLUE PRINT

Winter 17-18 Production

FELIX STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Production

FELIX STEP ON BOOT

STATIC

Winter 17-18 Production

RULER STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Production

RULER STEP ON BOOT

GREY TIE DYE

Winter 17-18 Production

LIMELIGHT STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 17-18 Production

LIMELIGHT STEP ON BOOT

BLACK/MULTI

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP ON BOOT

CLOVER

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

FELIX STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

RULER STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

RULER STEP ON BOOT

BLACK/CAMO

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

LIMELIGHT STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

LIMELIGHT STEP ON BOOT

MIDNITE BLOOM

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

ION STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

ZIPLINE STEP ON BOOT

BLACK

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP ON – ASIAN FIT BOOT

CLOVER

Winter 18-19 Sales Sample

PHOTON STEP ON – ASIAN FIT BOOT

BLACK

 

Hazard identified

The heel cleat on the boots can release from the binding unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the user.

As of August 20, 2018 the company has received two reports of the boots releasing from the binding unexpectedly in Canada. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 1,060 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from November 2016 to December 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor

The Burton Corporation

Burlington

Vermont

UNITED STATES

Manufacturer

Jia Yu Plastics

Zhongshan City

CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowboard boots and contact Burton to receive a free new heel cleat.

Burton has contacted all known purchasers directly. For more information, consumers can contact The Burton Corporation by telephone at 1-800-881-3138, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. EST, by email, or visit the company'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.