Consumer product recall

Mammut Sports Group, Inc. recalls Generation 3.0 Avalanche Airbag

Starting date:
December 3, 2018
Posting date:
December 3, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Generation 3.0 Avalanche Airbag with a neon orange deployment handle

Product description

Generation 3.0 avalanche airbag is used with the RAS and PAS and Snowpulse Highmark brand products. It fits inside backpacks specifically designed to carry and use the airbag.

The Airbag 3.0 is often sold assembled in a backpack and can be sold as a stand-alone item.

All affected airbags have a neon orange deployment handle. Earlier models with a red deployment handle are not involved.

The airbag systems involved are:
Item Number Item Name SKU Colour and Size
2610-01240 Rocker Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01240-5118-1015 Marine 15 L
2610-01250 Ride Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01250-0001-1030 Black 30 L
2610-01250-3038-1030 Lava 30 L
2610-01250-5611-1030 Dark Cyan 30 L
2610-01250-5971-1030 Ultramarine 30 L
2610-01260 Ride short Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01260-40004-1028 Atoll-Teal 28 L
2610-01260-5118-1028 Marine 28 L
2610-01270 Pro Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01270-0001-135 Black 35 L
2610-01270-0001-145 Black 45 L
2610-01270-5611-135 Dark Cyan 35 L
2610-01280 Pro Short Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01280-5118-153 Marine 33 L
2610-01300 Ride Protection Airbag 3.0 2610-01300-0001-1030 Black 30 L
2610-01300-3038-1030 Lava 30 L
Light Protection Airbag 3.0 2610-01320-00150-1030 Phantom 30 L
2610-01320-40090-1030 Boa-Iguana 30 L
2610-01320-5611-1030 Dark Cyan 30 L
2610-01330 Pro Protection Airbag 3.0 2610-01330-0001-1035 Black 35 L
2610-01330-0001-1045 Black 45 L
2610-01500 Light Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01500-0121-130 Graphite 30 L
2610-01500-3408-130 Lava-Icelandic 30 L
2610-01500-5971-130 Ultramarine 30 L
2610-01520 Ultralight Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01520-00150-120 Phantom 20 L
2610-01520-0400-120 Highway 20 L
2610-01520-5611-120 Dark Cyan 20 L
2610-01540 Rocker Protection Airbag 3.0 2610-01540-5118-115 Marine 15 L
2610-01580 HighMark Ridge Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01580-0001-118 Black 18 L
2610-01730 Flip Removable Airbag 3.0 2610-01730-0121-1022 Graphite 22 L
2610-01730-3559-1022 Dragon fruit-Scooter 22 L
2610-01730-5971-1022 Ultramarine 22 L


Hazard identified

The company has identified an airbag installation issue which can result in the airbag not deploying upon activation. This can increase the risk of burial or injury in the event of a snow avalanche, posing a hazard to the user.

As of November 16, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1,230 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

In Canada, the affected products were sold from July 2016 to January 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Hungary.



Mammut Sports Group, Inc




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the airbags and contact Mammut Sports Group, Inc. for repair instructions or visit the company's website. This notice was first published by Mammut in February 2018. Consumers who have previously addressed this issue do not need to take further action.

For more information, consumers may contact Mammut Sports Group Inc. by telephone at 1-800-451-5127, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday or by email.

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.