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Decathlon USA Recalls Carabiners Due to Risk of Serious Injury or Death

  • Recalled Rocky Screwgate carabiners (yellow)
  • Recalled Rocky Screwgate carabiners (blue)
Name of Product:
Rocky Screwgate carabiners
Hazard:

Incorrect assembly can cause the carabiner to unlock while in use, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the user.  

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
August 29, 2019
Units:
About 50
Consumer Contact

Decathlon toll-free at 866-480-3565 from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. PT Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, email at customer.service@decathlon.com or online at www.decathlon.com and click on the Product Recalls section for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Rocky Screwgate aluminum and pear shaped Carabiners with a small gate and screwgate. They were sold under the SIMOND brand in yellow (item number 1760147) and blue (item number 1759997). The brand name is engraved on the side of the product. The item number was printed on the carboard that was attached to the product. Carabiners are typically used by climbers as connectors or as extenders to anchor a climber.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled carabiners and return them to any Decathlon store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Decathlon stores nationwide and online at www.decathlon.com from December 2018 through July 2019 for about $8.

Manufactured In:
France
Importer(s):

Decathlon USA LLC, of Emeryville, Calif.

Distributor(s):

Decathlon USA LLC, of Emeryville, Calif.

Recall number:
19-192
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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