WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/CAMP-USA-Recalls-Tour-Nanotech-Crampons
Name of Product: Tour Nanotech Automatic and Semi-Automatic Crampons
Hazard: The heel bail which connects the ankle strap to the crampon can detach from the crampon, posing a fall hazard.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the firm for a free pair of replacement crampons.
Consumer Contact: CAMP USA toll-free at 877-421-2267 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.camp-usa.com and click on the Safety Notices link at the bottom of the page then click on Camp Tour Nanotech Crampons for more information.
Units: About 500 (in addition, 19 units sold in Canada)
Description: This recall affects all Tour Nanotech Automatic and Semi-Automatic crampons. Both crampons are made of steel plates that attach to boots for ice climbing. The Tour Nanotech Automatic has a red heel bail with a gray strap that fastens around the ankle. The Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic has a red toe strap at the front of the crampon and a red heel bail at the back. A gray strap is connected to both heel bails and fastens around the boot.
Incidents/Injuries: CAMP USA has received one report of the heel bail detaching during use. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Specialty outdoor retailers and online at backcountry.com, camp-usa.com and mountaingear.com from June 2013 to June 2015 for about $220.
Importer/Distributor: CAMP USA Inc., of Broomfield, Colo.
Manufactured in: Italy
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54800r-eng.php
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