Group Rossignol Recalls LOOK Pivot Ski Bindings Due to Fall HazardPosted: April 18, 2018
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 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 email@example.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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