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Group Rossignol Recalls LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings Due to Fall Hazard

The heel piece on the ski binding can come loose, posing a fall hazard to the skier.

Name of Product: LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings

Recall Date: April 16, 2018

Recall Number: 18-139

Remedy: Replace. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski bindings and contact LOOK to arrange for a free inspection and replacement.

Consumer Contact: LOOK toll-free at 888-243-6722 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at plefler@rossignol.com or online at https://m.rossignol.com/US and click on “Look Bindings Safety Recall” or http://www.look-bindings.com and click on “Recall” for more information.

Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Group-Rossignol-Recalls-LOOK-Pivot-Ski-Bindings-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

Units: About 6,900 (In addition, 590 were sold in Canada)

Description: This recall involves 2017-2018 model year LOOK Pivot brand ski bindings. The heel piece can loosen and allow the boot to detach from the ski. The LOOK Pivot ski bindings were sold in black, white and yellow. LOOK is written on the front of the binding and Pivot is written on the side of the heel piece. Only date codes of H7, I7 or J7, without the letter ‘V” stamped on the black plastic piece behind the turntable heel unit are included in the recall. Date codes can be found on the bottom of the heel piece and can be viewed by rotating the turntable heel unit 90 degrees.

Model Number    Model Name

FCFA002    0000TU    PIVOT 18 B115 WHITE ICON

FCFA003    0000TU    PIVOT 18 B95 WHITE ICON

FCFA004    0000TU    PIVOT 18 B75 WHITE ICON

FCFA006    0000TU    PIVOT 14 DUAL WTR B115 W. ICON

FCFA008    0000TU    PIVOT 14 DUAL WTR B75 W. ICON

FCFA013    0000TU    PIVOT 14 DUAL WTR B115 BLACK

FCFA014    0000TU    PIVOT 14 DUAL WTR B95 BLACK

FCFA016    0000TU    PIVOT 12 DUAL WTR B95 Y/BK

FCFA017    0000TU    PIVOT 12 DUAL WTR B115 BLACK

FCFA018    0000TU    PIVOT 12 DUAL WTR B95 BLACK

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Specialty ski stores including Christy Sports, REI, Retail Concepts and Vail Resorts nationwide and online at Backcountry.com and Evo.com from September 2017 through November 2017 for between $375 to $475.

Manufacturer(s): Look Fixations S.A.S., of France

Importer(s): Group Rossignol USA Inc., of Park City, Utah

Distributor(s): Group Rossignol USA Inc., of Park City, Utah

Manufactured In: France

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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