GNU Snowboard Bindings

Are you in the market for new snowboard binding’s?  Well if you are, you should probably say away from GNU Snowboard Bindings.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, consumers should stop using GNU Snowboard Bindings unless otherwise instructed. On May 28, 2013, Mervin Manufacturing issued a recall of GNU Snowboard Bindings because “The ankle straps can break posing a fall hazard.”

Product Information:

  • Product Name: GNU Snowboard Bindings
  • Importer: Mervin Manufacturing, of Seattle, Wash.
  • Units:
    • About 6,800 pairs in the U.S.
    • About 1,200 pairs in Canada
  • Places Sold:
  • Dates Sold: From August 2012 to March 2013
  • Price of Product: Between $125 and $310

Click to view pictures of the recalled GNU Snowboard Bindings.

Injuries To Date:

  • To date, there have been 30 reports of the binding straps breaking
  • To date, there have been no reported injuries

Free Replacement Strap:

If you or a loved one has purchased the recalled Snowboard Bindings, you should immediately unplug and stop using the bindings.  Furthermore, you should contact Mervin Manufacturing for instructions for receiving free replacement straps.

Additional Information:

For information on the recall, consumers can contact Mervin Manufacturing at (800) 905-0551.  Consumers may also contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) by calling (800) 638-2772.

What to Do if You or a Loved One Has Been Harmed by a Recalled Product?

If your child has become injured as a result of one of these recalled Snowboard Bindings, you may be entitled to compensation.  Potential damages may include things such as medical bills, property damage, awards for pain and suffering.  Here at, we have experienced attorneys specializing in products liability cases to help you if your child has been injured by a defective product or toy.  Most of the attorneys at offer free initial consultations, so it would be advantageous to speak to a products liability attorney to discuss your potential legal claims.