Category: Product Recalls

DMM Product Safety Warning, September 11, 2015

September 14, 2015 It has come to our attention that the locking mechanisms of some DMM locking carabiners are developing a dysfunction. In a small percentage of carabiners, the interaction between the internal coil spring (which gives the gate it’s … More Information

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Wild Country Classic Rocks and Anodised Rocks Recall, October 7, 2013

7th October 2013: For the safety of all of our customers Wild Country are issuing an immediate recall of certain batches of Wild Country Classic Rocks and Anodised Rocks. So if you own any Wild Country Classic Rocks and/or Anodised … More Information

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Wild Country Voluntary Recall Notice – Helium Carabiner Issued December 2012

Posted: December 11, 2012 Wild Country has confirmed that all Vertical Endeavors facilities did not received any of the affected batches of carabiners that are being recalled. Please read the following Recall Notice and check your Wild Country Helium Carabiners … More Information

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Petzl Recall on GRIGRI 2

June, 2011. Petzl has discovered that exerting excessive force on the fully extended handle of the GRIGRI 2 can cause internal damage, such that the GRIGRI 2 handle may become stuck in the open position. Concerns all GRIGRI 2’s (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B) with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136. More Information

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Counterfeit Petzl Product

On February 16, 2011 – Petzl has discovered counterfeit versions of four products: Croll ascender (B16), Attache locking carabiner (M35SL), Ascension ascender (B17R), and the Rescue pulley (P50). More Information

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CAMP USA Inc., Photon Carabiners, Photon and Mach Express Quickdraws Recall

On April 21, 2011 – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues product recall of CAMP USA’s Photon carabiners, Photon and Mack Express Quickdraws. More Information

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DMM International Recall on the Dragon Camming Device in size 4 and 5

[On February 15, 2011] DMM received information from a U.S retailer regarding size 5 (Blue) Dragon Cams. They have found cracks on the aluminium axle boss on 2 of the Dragon Cam size 5s they have in stock. This boss is a turned part similar to the original Dragon 6 that [DMM] recalled on the 22nd July 2010. More Information

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DMM International Recall on the Dragon Camming Device in size 6

July 22, 2010. DMM International has identified a raw material problem that may affect the strength of certain units of the Dragon Cam in size 6 (Product Code A7056A).
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MSA STOP USE NOTICE Auto Belay Update

As you are already aware, MSA issued a Stop Use Notice on Redpoint and Auto-Belay Descenders on October 14, 2009. The Stop Use Notice was emailed and mailed to all Redpoint and affected Auto-Belay purchasers that MSA has on record. In addition, this notice has been circulated via the Internet through climbing wall organizations and social networking sites, and it has been posted on the MSA website. More Information

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Auto Belay STOP USE NOTICE

MSA issued a stop use notice dated 10/14/2009 for certain products described below. MSA very recently became aware of two incidents where climbers using Redpoint Descenders experienced rapid rates of descent resulting in injuries. More Information

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