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Biner Recall

Postby wildbrookie » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:02 pm

Just in case:

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 18, 2007
Release #07-010

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 807-3805
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Petzl America Recalls Climbing Equipment Due to Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission,
in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a
voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Carabiners used for climbing

Units: About 8,000

Importer/Distributor: Petzl America, of Clearfield, Utah

Hazard: These carabiners have a green button that acts as a
safety mechanism to prevent unlocking. The recalled carabiners can
unlock unexpectedly without pressing the green button, posing a fall
hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall involves the M34 BL Am'D Ball-Lock and
M36 BL William Ball Lock carabiners with metal locking sleeves.
Carabiners with batch number between 06076 and 06178 are included in the recall.
The batch number is engraved on the spine of the carabiner. The
recall does not include Ball Lock carabiners having a plastic locking
sleeve.

Sold at: Petzl dealers nationwide from March 2006 through July
2006 for about $13 for the Am'D model and about $17 for the William
model.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled carabiners
immediately, and contact Petzl America to have their carabiners
inspected and to receive a free replacement, if necessary.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can contact
Petzl America at (877) 807-3805 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday
through Friday, or log on to the firm's Web site at
http://www.petzl.com

More Here:http://en.petzl.com/petzl/SportNews?News=160
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Postby wildbrookie » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:13 pm

And if you do happen to read this.....it was issued last year ](*,)
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Postby Kruck » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:48 pm

wildbrookie wrote:And if you do happen to read this.....it was issued last year ](*,)



Ahh, the flabergasting speed of government.

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Postby ScottN » Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:02 pm

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Postby CO Native » Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:43 pm

wildbrookie wrote:And if you do happen to read this.....it was issued last year ](*,)

I thought that sounded awful familiar.
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