WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/BYA-Sports-Recalls-Skyline-Backyard-Zipline-Kits/
Name of Product: Bring Your Adventure Sports (BYA) Skyline Zipline Kits
Hazard: A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zipline kits and contact BYA Sports for a free replacement kit.
Consumer Contact: BYA Sports collect at 303-443-0163 from 8 a .m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.BYAsports.com and click on the Recall Information tab for more information.
Units: About 5,700 (in addition, 990 units were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves BYA Sports Skyline backyard zipline kits sold in 60-, 75- and 90-foot cable lengths. The kits were sold in camouflage packaging containing a main cable, trolley, short cable, turnbuckle and u-clamps. The following bar codes are found on the bottom left side of the packaging: 7456111220012 (60-ft.), 7456111220029 (75-ft.), and 7456111220036 (90 ft.). The BYA logo and "Skyline (60, 75 or) 90 Zipline Kit" are printed on the front of the packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: CPSC and the firm have received nine reports of cable failure, including six reports of injuries. In three of the reported incidents, consumers sustained bruising and other unknown injuries from a fall. In the remaining three reported incidents, consumers reported head injuries.
Sold at: REI and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at promotive.com from August 2013 through July 2015 for between $100 and $130.
Importer/Distributor/Manufacturer: BYA Sports, of Louisville, Colo.
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/57070r-eng.php
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