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Check your Pieps or Black Diamond avalanche transceiver

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20/04/2022

It has been reported that a small number of avalanche transceivers from the manufacturer Pieps/Black Diamond may suffer from malfunctioning electronics. Read below to find out which devices may be affected.
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Recall issued for Petzl Pirana descenders

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25/01/2022

The manufacturer Petzl have issued a recall for the most recent models of Pirana descender and have requested that users immediately stop using the descenders affected by this recall.
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Petzl recall Scorpio Eashook lanyards

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15/11/2021

Petzl have issued a recall notice for Scorpio Eashook lanyards after it was discovered that there was a risk of karabiner gate malfunction. Details are provided on how to check if your lanyard is one of those affected, and what action to take.
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Request for inspection for Petzl ropes

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21/07/2020

Petzl are requesting that any individual or club who has purchased one of their low-stretch Kernmantle ropes inspect them immediately for damage.
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Camp Energy harness update

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27/03/2019

The European Commission recently announced a safety alert for the Camp Energy harness through their rapid alert website. This alert has been cancelled and the product is not subject to a recall having been shown to pass all the required standards.
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Fixe announce recall of PLX bolt hangers

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09/11/2017

On October 25th manufacturer Fixe announced a recall of PLX bolt hangers, after reports of unexpected corrosion of hangers placed in a marine environment.
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Gear warning: Totem issue recall of Basic cams

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13/09/2017

Do you own or use Totem Basic cams? If so, check to find out if any of your cams are affected by the recall issued by them on 12 September.
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Check your Friends! Wild Country issue notice for inspection

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04/04/2017

On 31 March, manufacturer Wild Country issued a voluntary notice for users to inspect Friends size 2,3 &4 purchased in 2016-7.
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DMM issue harness inspection request to users

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12/07/2016

Following the discovery of missing structural sewing on a DMM Brenin Harness during a routine inspection by an end user, DMM are issuing the following information to users of all DMM harnesses, and asking them to carry out a visual inspection on the key structural sewing on their harnesses.
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Wild Country issue recall on 2016 Syncro harnesses

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21/06/2016

Wild Country have issued a recall of their Syncro harnesses manufactured and sold in 2016, after detecting a manufacturing defect on a small number of harnesses. If you own or use this model of harness, please read the recall notice and follow the instructions given.
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