Recall: Performer Pro Combo Water Skis
On 2019-03-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Performer Pro Combo Water Skis due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2011 for about $300.
About 4,000 units are involved in this performer pro combo water skis recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Skiing/Snowboarding category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The skis can detach from the binding during a fall, allowing the ski to break, posing an injury hazard to the user
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves O'Brien Performer Pro Combo Skis. These skis have a binding mounted to a plastic plate that is then mounted on the ski top. The skis were equipped with O'Brien's X9 or Avid bindings, printed on the bindings, and an aluminum fin. O'Brien's Performer Combo Skis, which are equipped with a plastic fin and O'Brien's "X8" binding, are unaffected by this recall.
|Item Number||Product Name|
|2111112||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/gold|
|2121100||Performer Pro Combo Skis in red/white/yellow|
|2141102||Performer Pro Combo Skis in blue/green|
|2161102||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/grey/yellow|
|2181104||Performer Pro Combo Skis in black/grey/yellow|
These items were sold new+ at Overton's and other watersports and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2011 to April 2018 for about $300.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the Performer Pro Combo Skis and contact O'Brien Watersports for a store credit or a full refund.
O'Brien Watersports at 800-662-7436 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT, Monday through Friday or online at https://obrien.com and click on Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
O'Brien Watersports has received three reports of leg injuries from skis breaking or bindings pulling off the ski during falls while slalom skiing.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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