Photon Climbing Carabiners and Quickdraws Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

The carabiner gate may open under a heavy load.

Recall date: April 21, 2011
Recall number: 11-201
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Photon carabiners, Photon and Mach Express quickdraws

Hazard:

The carabiner gate may open under a heavy load, posing a risk of serious injury or death if the climber falls.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact CAMP USA Inc. toll-free at (877) 421-2267 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.camp-usa.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 15,500

Description

The Photon model carabiners are used by climbers as connectors and are sold individually or as components of the Photon Express and Mach Express quickdraw used as extenders to anchor a climber. The carabiners were sold in a variety of colors including green, yellow, silver and brown. The quickdraws use a white or black fabric strap with green, yellow or gray stitching and Photon carabiners attached at each end.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled carabiners and quickdraws sold with carabiners immediately and contact CAMP USA to return the recalled products for a full refund.

Sold at

Outdoor retail stores nationwide from February 2011 through March 2011 for between $8 and $12.

Importer(s)

CAMP USA Inc., of Broomfield, Colo.

Manufactured in

China