New England climbing rope recall notice

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New England climbing rope recall notice

Postby Tim White » Jul 30, 2008 10:48 am

Important Recall and Replacement Notice
Maxim Apogee 9.1mm & 9.5 Pinnacle Dynamic Climbing Lines

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Maxim is announcing a voluntary recall of Maxim's Apogee 9.1mm Dynamic Climbing Line (These Climbing lines were sold to consumers from August 2006 through May 2008. Both colors yellow and fire will be included in the recall.) and Maxim's Pinnacle 9.5mm Blue std Dry Dynamic Climbing Line (These Climbing lines were sold to consumers from February 2007 through May 2008).

Description: Maxim Apogee 9.1mm Dynamic Climbing Line is a 48 carrier climbing rope. Two colors were available: Yellow w/Black, and Red w/Yellow. Click here for photos and affected lot/job numbers.

Description: Maxim Pinnacle 9.5mm Blue Std Dry Dynamic Climbing line is a 48 carrier climbing rope. One color is effected: Blue. Click here for photos and affected lot/job numbers.

Reason: The reason for this recall is the product may not pass the required 5 falls, and may pose a serious risk over time.

Consumers are to immediately stop using the dynamic climbing lines and to contact Maxim by phone (866-617-9038). Consumers should return the recalled dynamic climbing lines directly to Maxim for a product replacement.
Be safe,
Tim White 26949 RL FE

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