Injury risks prompt recall of snowboard boots, zipline kits

Contact the retailer if you own affected products

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — If you’re planning to hit the slopes this weekend, you’d better check your snowboard boots before you go.snowboots2

The boots were sold online and at retailers nationwide, including REI, between June 2015 and October 2015.Approximately 33,000 boots with Boa Secondary Reels are being recalled because the reel could get stuck in the open position and cause a fall.

If you have a pair, contact the store where you bought them or Boa for a free repair kit.

zip3BYA Sports is recalling 5,700 backyard zipline kits. The company said it’s received nine reports of cable failure, including six reports of injuries.

The kits were sold from August 2013 through July 2015.

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact BYA Sports for a free replacement kit.

adapter1Apple is also recalling more than 800,000 World Travel Adapter kits and wall plug adapters because of the risk of electric shock.

The recalled adapters were made for use in Australia, New Zealand, Argentina, Brazil, Korea, and continental Europe.

If you have one of these adapters, contact Apple for a free replacement. Apple has received 12 reports of the adapters breaking and shocking consumers. They were sold between January of 2003 and January of 2015.

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