Recall: Black Diamond Nylon Runners
On 2016-03-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Black Diamond Nylon Runners due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2014 for about $5 to $9.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Black Diamond Equipment nylon runner recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Climbing Equipment category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Eastern Mountain Sports, Hansen Mountaineering, 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.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.†
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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