BYA Sports Recalls Skyline Backyard Zipline Kits Due to Fall Hazard

A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Recall date: February 18, 2016
Recall number: 16-108
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    BYA Skyline backyard zipline kit

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    BYA Skyline 90-ft backyard zipline kit

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Bring Your Adventure Sports (BYA) Skyline Zipline Kits

Hazard:

A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Consumer Contact:

BYA Sports collect at 303-443-0163 from 8 a .m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.BYAsports.com and click on the Recall Information tab for more information. 

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Health Canada Logo
Units

About 5,700 (in addition, 990 units were sold in Canada)

Description

This recall involves BYA Sports Skyline backyard zipline kits sold in 60-, 75- and 90-foot cable lengths. The kits were sold in camouflage packaging containing a main cable, trolley, short cable, turnbuckle and u-clamps. The following bar codes are found on the bottom left side of the packaging: 7456111220012 (60-ft.), 7456111220029 (75-ft.), and 7456111220036 (90 ft.). The BYA logo and “Skyline (60, 75 or) 90 Zipline Kit” are printed on the front of the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries

CPSC and the firm have received nine reports of cable failure, including six reports of injuries. In three of the reported incidents, consumers sustained bruising and other unknown injuries from a fall. In the remaining three reported incidents, consumers reported head injuries.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zipline kits and contact BYA Sports for a free replacement kit.

Sold at

REI and other sporting goods stores nationwide and online at promotive.com from August 2013 through July 2015 for between $100 and $130.

Manufacturer(s)

BYA Sports, of Louisville, Colo.

Importer(s)

BYA Sports, of Louisville, Colo.

Distributor(s)

BYA Sports, of Louisville, Colo.

Manufactured in

China

  • BYA Skyline backyard zipline kit

  • BYA Skyline 75-ft backyard zipline kit

  • BYA Skyline 90-ft backyard zipline kit