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SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine

SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine Date Issued:8/1/2011 During testing, the Hot G2 Bent carabine deviated in its lateral axis breaking load from the norm values. SALEWA recalls SALEWA Hot G2 Bent Carabine Recall for Replacement: SALEWA Hot G2 … Continue reading

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Petzl Recall for Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards

Petzl Recall for Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards Date Issued:7/12/2011 Petzl America Recalls Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards due to Fall Hazard Petzl America Recalls Scorpio and Absorbica Safety Lanyards due to Fall Hazard Some lanyards are missing a safety … Continue reading

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CAMP USA Recall – Photon Carabiners, Photon and Mach Express quickdraws

CAMP USA Recall – Photon Carabiners, Photon and Mach Express quickdraws Date Issued:5/11/2011 Hazard: The carabiner gate may open under a heavy load, posing a risk of serious injury or death if the climber falls. http://www.camp-usa.com/inspection-notices/2011/CPSC%20Press%20Release%20-%20Photon%20Carabiners.pdf CAMP USA Recall The … Continue reading

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CLIMBING ADVISORY 2011#1‏ – Annual Rescue Procedure Requirement

CLIMBING ADVISORY 2011#1‏ – Annual Rescue Procedure Requirement Date Issued:1/1/2011 A CLIMBING ADVISORY is mandatory reading for all Climbing and COPE Personnel. The 2010 Climbing and Rappelling Standard M37(see below) makes it necessary that all Climbing and COPE Instructors, Facilitators, … Continue reading

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CLIMBING ADVISORY 2006-2: Stop use & inspected Ball-Lock carabineers

CLIMBING ADVISORY 2006-2: Stop use & inspected Ball-Lock carabineers Date Issued:10/19/2006 Stop use until inspected Ball-Lock carabineers product safety bulletin. Source: http://en.petzl.com/petzl/SportNews?News=160 Name of product: Am’D Ball-Lock, William Ball-Lock Clearfield, Utah (October 18, 2006) Petzl America voluntarily announced a recall … Continue reading

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