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Black Diamond Recalls Nylon Runners

  • Tape splice in the nylon runner
  • Black Diamond Nylon Runners
  • Warning label on the nylon runners
  • Warning label on the nylon runners
Name of Product:
Nylon Runners
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.
Recall Date:
March 30, 2016
About 185,000 (in addition, 23,600 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

Black Diamond at 800-775-5552 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at and click on "Recall for Inspection: Nylon Runners" for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at

Recall Details


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. 


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.


None reported

Sold At:
Eastern Mountain Sports, Hansen Mountaineering, The Gear Coop, Peak Experiences Inc., REI and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at and from January 2014 through February 2016 for between $5 and $9.

Black Diamond Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah

Black Diamond Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah
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