Low-Stretch Kernmantle Safety Rope Recall [US & Canada]

Low-Stretch Kernmantle Safety Rope Recall [US & Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Petzl America Inc., a Salt Lake City, Utah, establishment recalls an estimated total 17,350 of Low-Stretch Kernmantle Ropes (approximately 14,850 in the US and approximately 2,500 in Canada) from the American and Canadian marketplaces due to suspected structural failure and consequential risks of falls, laceration, concussion and bone fracture, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/mLuA30rhd33; HCSC: http://ht.ly/K4pG30rhd3c

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2020/Petzl-Recalls-Safety-Ropes-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazard#

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2020/74059r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the recalled Low-Stretch Kernmantle Ropes are designed for professional use, including work-at-height use, difficult access, technical rescue and industrial applications, and for recreational use, including climbing, caving and mountaineering, as follows:

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