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Sterling Rope Company Recalls Sewn Cords

  • 8mm AZ Bound Loop Prusik cord Short Red
  • Aztek Elite 8mm Edge Restraint Yellow
  • 8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye Yellow
  • 8mm PER Orange with Sewn Eye
  • Lot number location on rope
  • Lot/Product number location
Name of Product:
Sewn cord edge restraints, sewn eyes and sewn loops.
Hazard:
Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
February 20, 2014
Units:
About 9,200 in the U.S. and 480 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Sterling Rope Company at (800) 788-7673 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.sterlingrope.com. Click on the recall link on the homepage under the headline "Latest News."

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four models of Sterling Rope's sewn cords which include the 8mm Aztek (AZ) Sewn Bound Loop Prusik, Aztek (AZ) Elite 8mm Edge Restraint, 8mm PER Sewn Eye and the 8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye. Sterling Rope products have the production lot number in two places. The product number and lot number are printed on the barcode label attached to the Care, Use and Retirement document, which comes with every product. The lot number is also printed on the shrink tube label on the sewn portion of the Prusik, edge restraint or sewn eye. Please see www.sterlingrope.com for a full list of lot numbers affected by this recall. All ropes except for the solid black products have a wrapping dotted line design around the rope. Specific recalled colors are listed next to each recalled product description.

 

 

8mm Bound Loop Prusiks

 

Product Number           Description

SC080320116

8mm AZ Bound Loop Prusik Short Teal Green x 16"

SC080321116

8mm AZ BLP cord Short Tan x 16"

SC080320322

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Purple x 22"

SC080320422

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Black x 22"

SC080320622

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Blue x 22"

SC080320716

8mm AZ Sewn BLP cord Short Orange x 16"

SC080320816

8mm AZ Sewn BLP cord Short Red x 16"

CUSTOMSC

8mm Tan Bound Loop Prusik by 24"

CUSTOMSC

8mm Blue Bound Loop Prusik by 30"

 

Aztek Elite 8mm Edge Restraints

 

Product Number           Description

SC080NY04600

 AZ Elite Tactical Edge Restraint x 50'

SC080NY06600

 AZ Elite 8mm Edge Restraint Blue 50' Sewn End

SC080NY09600

 AZ Elite 8mm Edge Restraint Yellow x 50'

 

8mm PER Sewn Eye

 

Product Number           Description

PER0804407SE

  8mm PER Black Safety Glo x 22ft with Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

  8mm PER Black Safety Glo with Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

  8mm PER Orange With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

  8mm PER Yellow With Sewn Eye

 

8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye

 

Product Number           Description

CUSTOMSC

 8mm Black Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

 8mm Blue Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

 8mm Yellow Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

Remedy:

Consumers should discontinue use of the product and contact Sterling Rope for a free replacement. The item may also be returned to an authorized Sterling dealer that will coordinate the free replacement for you.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Authorized Sterling Rope dealers from January 2013 through January 2014 in the United States and Canada for about $8 to $312.

Importer:

Sterling Rope Company, Inc., of Biddeford, Maine

Manufacturer

Sterling Rope Company, Inc., of Biddeford, Maine

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
14-108
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