The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1678/17

Product:  Ski boots

Name: X-Alp and Procline

Batch number / Barcode:  Manufactured between 1 November 2016 and 31 March 2017

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: Arc'teryx, Salomon

Type / number of model:  S/LAB X-Alp, X-Alp Explore, all Procline models.

Risk type: Injuries
The axis pin located at the rear of the boot which connects the upper portion of the boot to the lower portion of the boot can dislodge during use. This could cause the skier to lose control or fall.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Ski boots intended for ski touring.

Country of origin: Romania

Alert submitted by: France

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Sweden