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Wild Country Chock Recall

Salewa USA Recalls Wild Country Superlight Rocks Cable Wire Chocks Used for Climbing Due to Fall Hazard

News Date: July 20, 2023
News Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission

This recall involves Wild Country brand Superlight Rocks (model number 40-RSL) and Superlight Rocks Set 1-6 (model number 40-RSLSET) single cable wire chocks used for climbing. Superlight Rocks were sold as a set of 6 and individually in six different sizes and colors including: size 1 purple, size 2 green, size 3 silver, size 4 gold, size 5 blue and size 6 red. The brand name, product name, and batch code are located on the swage on the chock.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Wild Country Superlight Rocks and contact Wild Country to coordinate free shipment for a free replacement. Consumers may choose to have their recalled Superlight Rocks replaced immediately with the Wild Country Rocks 40-RWA or the new Superlight Rocks (available in September 2023).

Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S.

Sold At: REI, MEC, and other specialty outdoor stores nationwide and online at www.wildcountry.com, www.backcountry.com, and www.campsaver.com from January 2017 through February 2023 for between $14 and $16 each and about $80 for a set of 6.

Importer(s): Salewa USA LLC, of Boulder, Colorado

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Recall number: 23-247

Hazard: When exposed to seaside conditions, corrosion can occur and weaken the cable chocks and they can break, posing a fall hazard to climbers.

Remedy: Replace

Recall Date: July 20, 2023

Units: About 3,550 (In addition, about 225 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Wild Country toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at www.wildcountry.com/en-us/product-recalls or at www.wildcountry.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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