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STUBAI Recalls Ice Axes Due to Laceration and Impact Hazards

  • STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope Ice Axe
  • STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope Ice Axe
  • STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope Ice Axe
Name of Product:
Ice axes
Hazard:
The knife in the axe handle can detach, posing a laceration or impact hazard to the user or bystanders.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
July 28, 2016
Units:
About 20
Consumer Contact
Liberty Mountain at 800-366-2666 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.stubai-sports.com or http://www.libertymountain.com and click on product recall at the top of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves the STUBAI Tour Lite Telescope ice axe. The red and black axe ranges about 20 to 35 inches long with an aluminum head that is 9 inches long and 1 inch wide. “STUBAI” is printed on the top side of the axe above the black gripper. The axe weighs about one pound and can be adjusted from about 23 to 37 inches. The batch number is printed on the head and on the top of the shaft on the axe. The batch numbers included in this recall are: 865 on the head and 870 on the shaft.
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ice axe and contact STUBAI for instructions on receiving a free replacement axe.
Incidents/Injuries:
None reported
Sold At:
Hansen Mountaineering, International Rocky Trade, Mount Hunt Supplies and online at www.campsaver.com and from June 2015 through June 2016 for about $200.
Manufacturer(s):
STUBAI ZMV GmbH, of Austria
Importer(s):
Liberty Mountain, of Sandy, Utah
Distributor(s):
Liberty Mountain, of Sandy, Utah
Manufactured In:
Austria
Recall number:
16-233
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