Manufacturer: Sterling Rope Company, Inc.
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.
Injuries: None reported
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.
Sold At: Authorized Sterling Rope dealers from January 2013 through January 2014 in the United States and Canada for about $8 to $312.
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."