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

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Friday, August 30, 2019 - 21:00
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Consumer Product Safety Commission

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 cardboard that was attached to the product. Carabiners are typically used by climbers as connectors or as extenders to anchor a climber.

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

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.

Importer(s): Decathlon USA LLC, of Emeryville, Calif.

Distributor(s): Decathlon USA LLC, of Emeryville, Calif.

Manufactured In: France

Recall number: 19-192

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Friday, August 30, 2019 to Sunday, August 30, 2020