The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit www.cpsc.gov.
Units: About 29,000 pairs
Importer: Rollerblade USA, of West Lebanon, N.H.
Hazard: Frame mounting bolts and wheel axle bolts can be loose on new skates, causing the rider to fall.
Description: The following models of Spark and Spitfire inline skates purchased since September 2009 are recalled: Spark Pro men’s (SKU# 00792200816) in black; Spark Pro women’s (SKU# 007923007E2) in anthracite gray; Spark 80 men’s (SKU# 00702800956) in black; Spark 80 women’s (SKU# 007029009A6) in anthracite gray; Spitfire boy’s (SKU# 00705500741) in black; Spitfire girl’s (SKU# 007056007Y8) in silver; Spitfire S boy’s (SKU# 00705700956) in black; Spitfire S girl’s (SKU# 007058009A7) in anthracite gray; and Spitfire LX (SKU# 00705000955) in silver.
Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and on the Internet from September 2009 through July 2010 for $80 to $160.
Remedy: Inspect all wheel-axle and frame-mounting bolts to ensure that they are tightened. Video instructions on bolt tightening and maintenance are available at www.rollerblade.com.
Contact: Call 800-232-7655 or visit www.rollerblade.com.