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Nordica USA Recalls to Repair Skis

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: XBi ALU Skis

Units: About 4,500 pairs

Distributor: Nordica USA, of West Lebanon, N.H.

Hazard: The binding plates could crack or break, causing the skier to lose control or fall and suffer injuries.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description and Models: This recall involves the XBi binding component which has been utilized on the following Nordica ski models and model years:

Year

Series

2006

MACH3POWER

2007

DOBSPIT

2007

MACH3POWER

2007

MACH3

2007

MACH2

2007

HELLCAT

2007

FIREFOX

2007

DOBPROSL

2008

FIREFOX

2008

DOBPROSL

2008

DOBPROGS

Sold by: Ski retailers nationwide from August 2006 through December 2008 for between $800 and $1,500.

Manufactured in: Italy

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled skis immediately and return them to the retailer for a free replacement binding plate.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nordica USA at (800) 892-2668 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email the company at info@nordicausa.com, or visit the company's Web site at www.nordicausa.com

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