Manufacturer: Singing Rock, of Ponikla
Product: Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards
Hazard: The elastic webbing on the lanyards can deteriorate over time and break while in use, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the climber.
Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves Easy Go XP Lock Via Ferrata Lanyards used for shock absorption on Via Ferrata mountain climbing routes. The lanyard has two elasticized webbing branches with self-locking carabiners at each end. Recalled units can be identified by the elasticized webbing. “EASY GO XP LOCK” is printed on a white tag sewn into the zipper pouch.
Sold At: Specialty climbing shops nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other internet retailers between April 2011 to August 2012 for about $120.
Consumer Contact: Liberty Mountain; toll-free at (800) 366-2666, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or online at www.libertymountain.com. Click on “Contact Us” for more information.