Manufacturer: Rollerblade USA LLC
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.
Injuries: None reported
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
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
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
Sold At: 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.
Units: About 11,800 pair
Consumer Contact: 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.