21 Apr, 2015, 08:00 ET
WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Gorsuch-Recalls-Ertlrenz-ski-inner-shoe-heat-liners
Name of Product: Ertlrenz Trim Heat and Foam Heat ski boot liners
Hazard: Liner can overheat when charging, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Repair or replace
Consumers should immediately stop using the heat liners and return the product with accessories (charger/remote control) to Gorsuch LTD or a Gorsuch store for repair or replacement.
Consumer Contact: Call Gorsuch Ltd toll free at (844) 451-8650 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit www.gorsuch.com and click on Recall Heat Liners for more information.
Units: About 300
Description: The ERTLRENZ Trim Heat and Foam Heat are handmade, customized, black inner heat liners for ski boots. Every product is accompanied by a charger and a remote control for the heating system. There also is an accompanying ERTLRENZ instruction manual supplied with the heat liners at the time of purchase.
Sold at: Gorsuch Ltd. stores in Aspen, Vail and Beaver Creek from November 2011 through March 2015 for about $690.
Incidents/Injuries: Gorsuch received three reports of the heat liners smoldering during the charging process. No injuries have been reported.
Importer: Gorsuch Ltd., of Avon, Colo.
Manufactured in: Germany and Austria
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