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Rollerblade USA Recalls Tempest Inline Skates Due to Fall Hazard

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Rollerblade® Tempest Inline Skates

Hazard: The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Rollerblade USA at (800) 232-7655 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.rollerblade.com and click on "Product Recall," on the lower left, or by email at RCS@Rollerblade.com for more information. 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rollerblade-USA-Recalls-Tempest-Inline-Skates/

Recall Details

Units: About 11,800 pair

Description: The recalled Tempest skates are high performance training or racing skates sold in a variety of color combinations. They contain silver frame mounting bolts that attach a boot to an aluminum frame that holds four wheels.  The brand name "Rollerblade" appears in several locations on each skate. The model name "Tempest" appears on the back of the cuff and the model number appears on the side of the heel of each skate.

The recalled models and their SKUs are:

Model Number

Colors

SKU Number

Men's



90

Black/White with blue and yellow highlights

07010400835

90

Black/Gray with blue highlights

07201400481

90

Black/Silver with red highlights

07302200741

100

Black/White with red highlights

07010200741

100

Black/Gray with yellow highlights

07201200138

100

Black/White with red highlights

07301800816

110

Black/White with orange highlights

070100009F2

110

Black/White with orange highlights

072010009F2

110

Black with yellow highlights

07301600T83

Women's



90

White/Black with pink highlights

07010500653

90

White/Black with purple highlights

072015009E2

90

Silver with black and green highlights

073023007C1

100

Silver/White with black highlights

07010300863

100

White with black and red highlights

07201300748

100

Black/Silver with purple highlights

07301900N41

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the skates and contact Rollerblade USA for a free inspection and free replacement if the mounting holes on their skates are misaligned.

Sold by: Blades, Paragon, Peter Glenn, Play it Again, Summit Sports and other sporting goods stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com, InlineWarehouse.com and REI.com from December 2010 through January 2014 for between $350 and $450.

Importer/Manufacturer: Rollerblade USA LLC, of West Lebanon, N.H.

Manufactured in: Thailand

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
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Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800

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