Black Diamond Recalls Nylon Runners Due to Fall Hazard

A nylon runner with a tape splice (two cut ends joined by masking tape) will fail in normal use.

Recall date: March 30, 2016
Recall number: 16-132
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Nylon Runners

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

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 warranty@bdel.com

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

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Units

About 185,000 (in addition, 23,600 were sold in Canada)

Description

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. 

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

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.

Sold 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.

Importer(s)

Black Diamond Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Distributor(s)

Black Diamond Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured in

China

  • Tape splice in the nylon runner

  • Black Diamond Nylon Runners

  • Warning label on the nylon runners

  • Warning label on the nylon runners