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Salewa NA Recalls Khion Ski Boots

Salewa North American, in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission, announced a recall of around 1,500 pairs of Khion Carbon model ski boots due to the boot inadvertently switching for ski to walk mode and causing a fall hazard. Following is the official release from the CPSC.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Khion ski boots

Hazard:

The ski boots can inadvertently switch from “ski” to “walk” mode, the boots’ upper cuffs can separate, and in the Khion Carbon model, the carbon boot shell can crack, posing a fall hazard and risk of injury to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

Dynafit toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at khion@dynafit.com or online at www.dynafit.com/us/ and click on “Khion Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Units:

About 1,300 (in addition, 300 were sold in Canada)

Description:

“KHION” is printed across the toe

This recall involves three models of the Dynafit Khion Ski Boots: (1) Khion Boot Men, (2) Khion Boot Women, and (3) Khion Carbon Boot. The Khion Boot Men is a dark gray boot with gray, black boot buckles and model number 08-0000061502. The Khion Boot Women is a red boot with black, red boot buckles and model number 08-0000061503. The Khion Carbon Boot is a white boot with green, white, black boot buckles and model number 08-0000061504. Additionally, all of the recalled ski boots have the word “KHION” printed across the toe of the boot. The model number is printed on a UPC sticker affixed to the inside of the tongue of the ski boot liner.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received four reports of the ski/walk mechanism malfunctioning, seven reports of the upper cuff separating and five reports of the carbon boot shell cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boots and contact Dynafit for a full refund or a free replacement.

Sold At:

Christy Sports, Gorsuch, Jackson Hole Sports, REI, and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at backcountry.com, mountaingear.com, MEC.ca, and REI.com from October 2015 through June 2016 for between $800 and $900.

Importer(s):

Salewa North America Inc., of Boulder, Colo.

Manufactured In:

Italy


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