Burton Recalls Snowboard Boots

Burton, in conjunction with the Consumer Products Safety Commission, announced a recall involving its Step On snowboard boots from the winter 2017-2019 seasons. The boots reportedly can release from the binding unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to the user. No injuries have been reported.

Following is from the official CPSC announcement:

Units:
About 4,800
Recall Details

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

Season Model Name Color
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
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Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowboard boots and contact Burton to receive a free new heel cleat. Burton is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:
Burton has received seven reports of the boots releasing from the binding unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Burton and other specialty stores nationwide and online at Burton.com and other websites from November 2016 through December 2017 for between $300 and $400.

Manufacturer(s):
Jia You Plastics, of China

Importer(s):
The Burton Corporation, of Burlington, Vt.

Distributor(s):
The Burton Corporation, of Burlington, Vt.

Manufactured In:
China

Recall number:
18-753

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