Camming devices

Recall published
2016-05-16
Brand
Product title
Camming devices
Camalots and Camalot Ultralights
Product description
Spring-loaded camming devices used for rock climbing.
Risk
In a very high percentage of the products, it is possible that the axles of the camming devices are not correctly riveted. This could result in the camming device not being fully resilient or falling apart when used. As a consequence, the climber could fall from a height and sustain serious or fatal injuries. The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Barcode
CAMALOT ULTRALIGHTS: Size / Style Number: .3 262103 .4 262104 .5 262105 .75 262107 #1 262110 #2 262120 #3 262130 #4 262140 #5 262150 #6 262160, CAMALOT: Size / Style Number: .4 262164 .5 262165 .75 262167 #1 262171 #2 262172 #3 262173 #4 262174
Model number
Camalot Ultralights of all sizes manufactured between 10 November 2015 and 4 March 2016 and with a production code of between 5309 and 6061. , Camalots of all sizes which were manufactured between 18 May 2015 and 9 March 2016 and have a production code of between 5133 and 6067.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
United States
RAPEX Reference
A12/0595/16
Category
Sports Equipment
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Austria

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Source

European Commission's website for recalls.