Cabrinha H2 Hydra Series Binding has been recalled by Neil Pryde Limited, Hong Kong. This includes 57 in the U.S. and five in Canada. The binding can detach from its base while riding and lead to loss of control, which poses a risk of injury. This recall involves the standard size H2 Hydra Series Binding. The binding mounts on the twintip style kiteboards and is used to connect the rider by his feet to the board. The H2 binding is blue and black and has dual adjusting straps with ‘Cabrinha’ and ‘H2’ on the footstrap. The product was manufactured in June and July 2013. The H2 binding comes in two sizes: standard and small. The product code is KB4H2BDSL which is found on the retail packaging.
They were sold at specialty watersports stores worldwide from August 2013 through December 2013 for about $180. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled binding and contact any Cabrinha authorized dealer for a free replacement binding. A list of authorized dealers can be found at www.cabrinhakites.com/dealers.html. Consumers can send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, call Pryde Group Americas (PGA) collect at 305-591-3922 from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.cabrinhakites.com and click on Safety Alert under the Support tab at the top of the page for more information.