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Black Diamond Gym, Focus, Momentum, Vario Speed Buckle Harnesses; Wiz Kid Buckle Harnesses

Código SIAR: 19729
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Speed-Buckle-Harnesses-Used-During-Mountain-and-Rock-Climbing-Recalled-for-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 16 ago, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Filipinas
Fabricante: Black Diamond Equipment
Descripción del Defecto: Speed Buckle Harnesses Used During Mountain and Rock Climbing Recalled for Fall Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2006 Release #06-234 Firm's Recall Hotline: (801) 278-5533 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Speed Buckle Harnesses Used During Mountain and Rock Climbing Recalled for Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Speed Buckle Harnesses Units: About 18,000 Distributor: Black Diamond Equipment Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah Hazard: The harness could be threaded incorrectly. If threaded incorrectly, the webbing will easily slip when loaded. Incorrectly threaded buckles can loosen, which could cause climbers to slip out of the harness and fall. Incidents/Injuries: None reported Description and Models: These Speed Buckle Harnesses were sold under the following model names: Gym Speed, Focus Speed, Momentum Speed, Vario Speed and Wiz Kid. The names can be found on a tag sewn inside the waist belt of the harnesses. The harnesses are various colors and were sold individually. Only Black Diamond Equipment Speed Buckle Harnesses with incorrectly threaded buckles are included in this recall. Sold at: Rock climbing and mountaineering specialty shops nationwide from December 2005 through July 2006 for between $40 and $75. Manufactured In: Philippines Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using recalled harnesses and contact the firm for a free replacement harness. Consumer Contact: For more information, call Black Diamond Equipment collect at (801) 278-5533 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.blackdiamondequipment.com/about/speed_harness_bulletin.phpor or www.blackdiamondequipment.com/ The buckle is incorrectly threaded if you can see the center bar of the top buckle