Simond Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner recalled due to risk of falling

Starting date:
August 7, 2019
Posting date:
August 7, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70623

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Simond Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner.
  • Issue: In rare cases, it was noticed that the carabiner's screwgate (black part) was assembled upside down, which can cause unpredictable unlocking when in use and the climber may fall.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Affected products

Simond Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner

Product description

This recall involves the Simond brand Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner. The recalled snap hooks were available in blue (item number 1759997) and in yellow (item number 1760147).

The words "SIMOND ROCKY" appear on the side of the items.

Hazard identified

In rare cases, it was noticed that the carabiner's screwgate (black part) was assembled upside down, which can cause unpredictable unlocking when in use and the climber may fall.

As of July 26th, 2019, the company has received no report(s) of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 188 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from April 2018 to June 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in France

Companies

Distributor
Decathlon Canada Inc.
Montréal
CANADA
Manufacturer
Decathlon SA
FRANCE

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may also contact Décathlon Canada at 450-500-3000 or consult the company's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.