CAMP USA Recalls Tour Nanotech Crampons Due to Fall Hazard

The heel bail, which connects the ankle strap to the crampon, can detach from the crampon, posing a fall hazard.

Recall date: August 26, 2015
Recall number: 15-226
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  • CAMP Tour Nanotech Automatic Crampon

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    CAMP Tour Nanotech Automatic Crampon

  • CAMP Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic Crampon

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    CAMP Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic Crampon

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Tour Nanotech Automatic and Semi-Automatic Crampons

Hazard:

The heel bail which connects the ankle strap to the crampon can detach from the crampon, posing a fall hazard.

Consumer Contact:

CAMP USA toll-free at 877-421-2267 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.camp-usa.com and click on the Safety Notices link at the bottom of the page then click on Camp Tour Nanotech Crampons for more information.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Health Canada Logo
Units

About 500 (in addition, 19 units sold in Canada)

Description

This recall affects all Tour Nanotech Automatic and Semi-Automatic crampons. Both crampons are made of steel plates that attach to boots for ice climbing. The Tour Nanotech Automatic has a red heel bail with a gray strap that fastens around the ankle. The Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic has a red toe strap at the front of the crampon and a red heel bail at the back. A gray strap is connected to both heel bails and fastens around the boot.

Incidents/Injuries

CAMP USA has received one report of the heel bail detaching during use. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the firm for a free pair of replacement crampons.

Sold at

Specialty outdoor retailers and online at backcountry.com, camp-usa.com and mountaingear.com from June 2013 to June 2015 for about $220.

Importer(s)

CAMP USA Inc., of Broomfield, Colo.

Manufactured in

Italy

  • CAMP Tour Nanotech Automatic Crampon

  • CAMP Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic Crampon