Rossignol Recalls Cross-Country Boots Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the Rossignol, has announced a voluntary recall of select Rossignol cross-country boots as described below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the Rossignol, has announced a voluntary recall of select Rossignol cross-country boots as described below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Rossignol Cross-Country Boots

Units: About 3,000 pairs in the United States and 1,000 pairs in Canada

Distributor: Rossignol Ski Co., of Park City, Utah

Hazard: The boot’s sole could separate from the upper boot during use, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves Rossignol cross-country boots with model X-IUM World Cup Skate, X-IUM World Cup Classic, X-IUM World Cup Pursuit, X-11 Skate, and X-IUM J Skate. The model name is printed on the upper part of the boot. Boots included in this recall have a 5 or 6 digit lot number stamped on the right boot under the removable insole.

Sold by: Specialty outdoor retailers nationwide for between $140 and $400 (U.S.) and for between $200 and $500 (Canada) from December 2007 through June 2009.

Manufactured in: Romania

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled boots and contact Rossignol to determine if their boots are included in this recall and if so, receive a free replacement or a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional questions, contact Rossignol at (888) 243-6735 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT, visit the firm’s web site at www.rossignol.com, or e-mail the firm at recall@rossignol.com


Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://209.217.71.106/PR/recall-retrait-e.jsp?re_id=801

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