Recall: Kingpin 10 and Kingpin 13 Alpine Touring Ski Bindings
On 2018-10-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kingpin 10 and Kingpin 13 Alpine Touring Ski Bindings due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2017 for about $500 to $650.
About 4,000 units are involved in this ski binding recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Skiing/Snowboarding category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The steel pins in the toe unit can break and reduce the release force of the binding, causing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involve s 2017-2018 Kingpin models 10 and 13 ski binding, with a black body and gold or copper accent coloring. The bindings are used with alpine touring ski boots with metal pintech inserts in the toe of each boot. The recalled toe units have heel units with serial numbers on the back in the following ranges: Kingpin 10 (337804 – 418632) and Kingpin 13 (337798 – 411728).
|Model Number||Product Name||Accent Color|
|7733R1MA||KINGPIN 10; 75 - 100 mm||gold|
|7733R1MB||KINGPIN 10; 100 - 125 mm||gold|
|7933R1MA||KINGPIN 13; 75 - 100 mm||gold|
|7734R1MA||KINGPIN 10 Demo; 75 - 100 mm||gold|
|7934R1MB||KINGPIN 13 Demo; 100 - 125 mm||gold|
|7933R1MB||KINGPIN 13; 100 - 125 mm||gold|
|7733S1MA||KINGPIN 10; 75 - 100 mm||copper|
|7733S1MB||KINGPIN 10; 100 - 125 mm||copper|
|7933S1MA||KINGPIN 13; 75 - 100 mm||copper|
|7933S1MB||KINGPIN 13; 100 - 125 mm||copper|
|7734S1MA||KINGPIN 10 Demo; 75 - 100 mm||copper|
|7934S1MB||KINGPIN 13 Demo; 100 - 125 mm||copper|
These items were sold new+ at Specialty ski and backcountry equipment stores nationwide and online at evo.com, backcountry.com, and theskimonster.com from March 2017 through April 2018 for between $500 and $650.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using these bindings and return them to a Marker authorized retailer to obtain a free replacement toe unit. Consumers should bring their boots to be sure their bindings are adjusted correctly.
Marker USA at 800-453-3862 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://www.marker.net/en-us/ and click on More Info in the recall section for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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