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Head Rush Technologies Recalls TRUBLUE iQ Auto Belay Devices Due to Fall Hazard

News Date: June 20, 2024

This recall involves TRUBLUE iQ Auto Belay Devices, which enable climbers to safely descend while climbing. The TRUBLUE iQ is gray with blue handles and a gray sash on the front cover. The TRUBLUE IQ+ has an added catch-and-hold brake on the front. The LT versions of the iQ and iQ+ have blue tags above the blue webbing hand grip; the XL versions have a purple tag. The recalled auto belay devices have a serial number within the following serial number ranges printed on the device’s handle, as well on the bottom of the device:

ModelSerial Number RangeMounting Height
TRUBLUE iQ LT (12.5m)iQ0014492 through iQ0036407<9m (29.5ft)
TRUBLUE iQ XL (20m)iQXL01283 through iQXL02678<17.5m (57.4ft)
TRUBLUE iQ+ LT (12.5m)iQP00110 through iQP00161<9m (29.5ft)
TRUBLUE iQ+ LT (12.5m)iQP000164 through iQP000356<9m (29.5ft)
TRUBLUE iQ+ XL (20m)iQXLP0104 through iQXLP0182<17.5m (57.4ft)
TRUBLUE Auto Belay devices affected by recall.

Hazard: The recalled auto belay device can fail to retract, posing a fall hazard and risk of serious injury or death.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: June 20, 2024

Units: About 2,200 (In addition, about 254 were sold in Canada)

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using recalled auto belay devices, and contact Head Rush Technologies for a free inspection and repair.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 31 reports of incidents involving impaired retraction, including one consumer fall. No injuries have been reported.

Consumer Contact: Head Rush Technologies collect at 720-565-6885 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at [email protected], or online at https://info.headrushtech.com/hubfs/Product_Recalls/2024_TRUBLUEiQ_Voluntary_Recall.pdf or www.headrushtech.com and click on the “2024 TruBlue iQ Voluntary Recall” banner for more information.

Sold At: Online at www.headrushtech.com from November 2022 through February 2024 for between $2,800 and $4,600.

Manufacturer(s): Head Rush Technologies, of Louisville, Colorado

Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 24-277

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