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Simond confirms recalls

The UIAA has been made aware of recent recalls from one its Safety Label holders, Simond. The recalls are currently published in German only. Recalls:Schraubkarabiner RockyToucan LightThe principal Simond recall page can be found here. ...

UIAA LAUNCHES WORLDWIDE DONATE PROJECT

The UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – has launched a Donate initiative to help raise funds for mountain-related projects worldwide. A dedicated Donate page on the UIAA website was one of the ideas put forward by a number of member associations and partners during...

VOLUNTARY RECALL OF ROCK EMPIRE’S DYNAMAX

Rock Empire has published a statement regarding a voluntary recall of its Dynamax with a production batch number of 170292 based on non-conformity testing results in Croatia. The Rock Empire statement reads: Please be advised that while the recall only affects production batch number 170292, we are suspending sales...

Safety alert for FIXE Lower-Offs

The UIAA Safety Commission, through DAV Safety Research, has again received information about a broken chain link from a FIXE belay anchor. As a consequence, the UIAA Safety Commission now recommends replacing all FIXE chains made from INOX. They can be identified by the “INOX”...

Omega Pacific Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Injury or Death

The information below concerns a recall from Omega Pacific. Full story here. Name of product: Carabiners Hazard: The carabiner can break while in use, posing a risk of injury or death to the user. Remedy: Refund Replace Recall date: November 21, 2017 Recall number: 18-041 Recall Details Description: This recall involves six models of Omega Pacific G-FIRST series aluminum carabiners....

Recall notification from Fixe Climbing

Climbers and mountaineers are informed of the following recall information from Fixe Climbing, published on 25 October, 2017. Safety Warning At FIXE, we have detected a tendency towards oxidation in marine environments that is very high and unusual in some shipments of FIXE-1 PLX hangers. The detected products...