Hazard: The axis pin located at the rear of the boot can dislodge, resulting in damage to the boot and posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boots and return them to an authorized Arc'teryx dealer for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: Arc'teryx Equipment toll-free at 866-458-2473 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email [email protected] or online at Arcteryx.com and click on the recall banner located at the top of the page for more information.
Units: About 3,900 (in addition, about 500 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Arc'teryx Procline ski mountaineering boots sold in the following models:
Procline carbon support boot, Procline carbon lite boot. The boots were sold in one color, cayenne (orange)/black and in men's sizes 7½ to 14 and women's sizes 6 to 10½ (MONDO sizes 23-30.5). "Arc'teryx" is located on the front of the boot.
Men's Procline support boot, and Men's Procline lite boot. The boots were sold in one color, grey/black and in sizes 7½ to 14 (MONDO sizes 25-30.5). "Arc'teryx" is located on the front of the boot.
Women's Procline lite boot, and Women's Procline support boot. The boots were sold in one color, euphoria (yellow)/black and in sizes 6 to 10½ (MONDO sizes 23 – 27.5). "Arc'teryx" is located on the front of the boot.
Only the foregoing models of boots that do not have a colored dot on the inside of the spoiler (the upper portion of the rear of the boot) are included in the recall.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 18 reports of the axis pin dislodging. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Ski and outdoor specialty stores such as Moosejaw and REI nationwide and online at Arcteryx.com and retailer websites such as Moosejaw.com and REI.com from April 2016 through March 2017 for between $750 and $1,000.
Distributor/Importer: Arc'teryx Equipment, a division of Amer Sports Canada Inc., of Vancouver BC, Canada
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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