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Recall - Rollerblade Tempest inline skates

Web posted on February 26, 2014

This recall invovles Rollerblade brand, Tempest series inline skates for men and women. The inline skates include models 110, 100 and 90 and come in various colours. The name "Rollerblade" is printed across the cuff buckle and on the tongue of the skate boot.

The recalled inline skates can also be identified by a production date code (stamped under the foot bed) of December 31, 2013 and before.

The following products are included in this recall:
Year Series Model Colour SKU Wheels
2011TEMPEST110Orange070100009F2110 mm
2011TEMPEST100Black07010200741100 mm
2011TEMPEST90Silver0701040083590 mm
2012TEMPEST110Orange072010009F2110 mm
2012TEMPEST100Anthracite0720100138100 mm
2012TEMPEST90Anthracite0720140048190 mm
2013TEMPEST110Black07301600T83110 mm
2013TEMPEST100Black07301800816100 mm
2013TEMPEST90Black0730220074190 mm
2011TEMPESTW100Silver07010300863100 mm
2011TEMPESTW90Silver0701050065390 mm
2013TEMPESTW100White07201300748100 mm
2012TEMPESTW90White072015009E290 mm
2013TEMPESTW100Black07301900N41100 mm
2013TEMPESTW90Silver073023007C190 mm

Inline skates that are not subject to this recall will have a black frame mounting bolt instead of chrome. The mounting holes in the boot and frame can be misaligned, causing the boot to separate from the frame and posing a fall hazard.

Consumers should stop using the affected Tempest inline skates immediately and return them to Tecnica Group Canada free of charge for a free inspection and replacement.

Neither Tecnica Group Canada nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these inline skates.

The affected product was manufactured in Thailand and distributed through Technica Group Canada, St-Laurent, Quebec. The recalled inline skates were sold between January 2011 and December 2013. Approximately 2,940 of the recalled inline skates were sold throughout Canada by various retailers.

For more information, consumers can contact Tecnica Group Canada's customer service by telephone at 1-800-361-9090 or by email. Consumers can also visit the Rollerblade Canada website and view the Safety Information notice with instructions to consumers on how to participate in the voluntary recall.

For more information on this or other Health Canada consumer product advisories, warnings, and recalls, visit the website at

To report consumer product incidents to Health Canada, visit the website for reporting instructions.

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