K2 VO2 S Inline Skate Recall [US & Canada]


K2 VO2 S Inline Skate Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: K2 Sports LLC, a Seattle, Washington establishment, recalls an estimated total 3,440 VO2 S branded Inline Skates (2,700 in the US and 740 in Canada) due to suspected component detachment and consequential risk of falls, laceration and other injuries, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/3XXM30pjWcD; HCSC: http://ht.ly/9zLB30pjWcY

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/K2-Sports-Recalls-Inline-Skates-Due-to-Fall-Hazard

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2019/70293r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain K2 Sports Skate Models, as follows:

  • The brand, “K2” can be found on the toe and wheels of the Skates and the model name can be found printed on the label found on the tongue of the Skate as well as the Velcro ankle strap. The item number can be found on the product ID sticker on the Skate packaging and is the first ten numbers of the thirteen digit product code.
    • Skate model VO2 S 90 PRO M, sold with an item code of I190201101 in a Black/Steel/Red color scheme
    • Skate model VO2 S 90 PRO W, sold with an item code of I190201201 in a Black/Blue color scheme
    • Skate model VO2 S 100 PRO M, sold with an item code of I190201301 in a Black/Yellow color scheme
    • Skate model VO2 S 100 X PRO W (Hi Lo) , sold with an item code of I190201401 in a Black /Purple color scheme
    • Skate model VO2 S 100 BOA, sold with an item code of I190201501 in a Red/White color scheme

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Inline Skates can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Skate axle can become loose or a portion of the axle can sheer off during use resulting in a wheel separating from the Skate’s frame. If this defect occurs, it poses fall and injury hazards.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Inline Skates, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact K2 Sports or the store where you purchased them to return the Skates for a free repair. K2 Sports is also contacting all known (i.e., registered) purchasers directly

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to handle lacerations or other serious injuries.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact K2 Sports toll-free at 1-866-734-5746 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST on Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at k2vo2s@k2sports.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.k2skates.com and click on the “Safety Alert Regarding the VO2 S Skate” link for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Inline Skates, please search for “skate” or more generically, “sports equipment” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by K2 Sports LLC, please search for “K2 Sports” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold under the VO2 brand, please search for “VO2” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-168
HCSC ID number: RA-70293
Recalls Direct RIN: 11887-2019
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General information:
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==> https://www.saferproducts.gov/CPSRMSPublic/Incidents/ReportIncident.aspx
Search for a recalled product on the US CPSC Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/

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