On 2016-09-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding GTHI due to a potential Fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in 2015 for about $17. An announcement was originally issued for this product on 0000-00-00.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 8th recall of products in the Other Sports 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?
The head of the ice tool can detach from the shaft, posing a fall hazard to climbers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Trango Raptor ice tools used for mountain climbing. The ice tools have a blue and black shaft, measure approximately 19 inches tall and weigh about 1.4 lbs. They have an ice pick at the end of a curved shaft and rubber handle. The words "raptor" and "TRANGO" are written in white letters on the handle of the shaft.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized GTHI dealers and outdoor specialty stores nationwide and online at www.trango.com from October 2015 through February 2016 for about $175.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ice tools and contact GTHI for a full refund or replacement. Owners of the recalled tools have been contacted directly.
GTHI at 800-860-3653 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email email@example.com or online at www.trango.com and click on Product Alerts for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of the head of the ice tool detaching from the shaft. No injuries have been reported.
+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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