HomeRecall categoriesHobbies, sporting, recreationRecreationExpedition Equipment—Sterling Rope 8mm Bound Loop Prusiks, 8mm Edge Restraints, 8mm Nylon PER Sewn Eyes, 8mm Accessory Eyes

Expedition Equipment—Sterling Rope 8mm Bound Loop Prusiks, 8mm Edge Restraints, 8mm Nylon PER Sewn Eyes, 8mm Accessory Eyes

PRA number: 2014/13939
Date published: 13th January 2014

Product information

Product description

Sewn 8mm cord, either as prusiks loops, end termination for Aztek or Pocket Hauler kit systems, or custom length cord.

Identifying features

Sterling Rope products display the production lot number in two places. The lot number is printed on the barcode label affixed to their Care, Use and Retirement document. The lot number is also printed on the shrink tube label on the sewn portion of the prusik.

Please see the attached table for affected lot numbers.

What are the defects?

The bound loop prusiks may not conform to Sterling Rope quality standards and may break at a lower load than the published values.

What are the hazards?

If the bound loops break at a lower load than they are rated for, this could cause failure to the system and result in a potential fall hazard.

Where the product was sold

  • Nationally

Traders who sold this product

Southern Cross Equipment, K2 Basecamp & Bushcraft Equipment

Supplier

Expedition Equipment

What should consumers do?

Consumers should return the product to the place of purchase for a replacement.

Advertisements and supporting documentation

RECALL NOTICE.pdf (1.4 MB) Lot Numbers.pdf (26.9 KB)