WASHINGTON, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Black-Diamond-Recalls-Nylon-Runners
Name of Product: Nylon Runners
Hazard: A nylon runner with a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use, posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nylon runners, inspect for the presence of a tape splice and contact Black Diamond for instructions on obtaining a free replacement nylon runner.
Consumer Contact: Black Diamond at 800-775-5552 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at http://blackdiamondequipment.com and click on "Recall for Inspection: Nylon Runners" for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at email@example.com.
Units: About 185,000 (in addition, 23,600 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves Black Diamond 18 mm wide nylon runners that are 60 cm/24 inch or 120 cm/48 inches long that have a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape). The nylon runners were sold in red, blue, gold, green, gray and purple. "CE 0333" and 2014 or 2015 are printed on the sewn-in label.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Eastern Mountain Sports, Hansen Mounteering, The Gear Coop, Peak Experiences Inc., REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at Backcountry.com and BlackDiamond.com from January 2014 through February 2016 for between $5 and $9.
Importer/Distributor: Black Diamond Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission