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Gorsuch Recalls ERTLRENZ Ski Boot Heat Liners Due to Fire Hazard Recall Summary

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 http://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

Retailers: If you are a retailer of a recalled product you have a duty to notify your customers of a recall. If you can, email your clients or include the recall information in your next marketing communication to your clients. Post any Recall Poster at your stores and contact the manufacturer to determine how you will handle any recalls.

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