What’s the Problem?
According to a CPSC Recall Notice dated 4/12/21, this action affects:
- PIEPS DSP Pro Avalanche Transceivers MODEL NO. PP1127710000ALL1
- PIEPS DSP Pro Ice Avalanche Transceivers MODEL NO. PP1127700000ALL1
- PIEPS DSP Sport Avalanche Transceivers MODEL NO. PP1128040000ALL1
“Black Diamond has received 65 reports of the transceiver modes switching unexpectedly while in use,” CPSC said. “One death and one instance of a skier getting caught in an avalanche who suffered a broken arm and minor injuries were both reported in British Columbia.”
The recalled avalanche transceivers have a green/yellow, black/yellow, or clear/yellow exterior and come with a black neoprene carrying case. The manufacturer’s name, PIEPS, is printed in black letters on the front of the unit with the model name DSP Pro, DSP Pro Ice, and DSP Sport.
The recalled avalanche transceivers were sold online and at Liberty Mountain, Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI), and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide from January 2013 through November 2020 for between $300 and $450.
If you purchased an avalanche transceiver that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact Black Diamond for a free replacement hardcase carrying system and user guide to be used with the recalled transceivers.
The CPSC Recall Number for these items is 21-108.
Do I Have an Avalanche Transceiver Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Avalanche Transceiver Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled avalanche transceiver, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.