**** Recall via Health Canada
Simond Toucan Light climbing and mountaineering belay system recalled due to risk of locking when climbing
Common name: Simond Toucan Light climbing and mountaineering belay system
Product description: This recall involves the Simond Toucan Light brand climbing and mountaineering belay system (item number 2575753). The aluminum body of the recalled product was available in blue. Operating diagrams are engraved on the belay system as well as information concerning rope compatibility. The words “Simond Toucan Light” can also be seen.
Hazard identified: When two climbers are belaying simultaneously from the belay stand and one climber applies tension on the rope, the second climber is blocked, which represents a risk of getting stuck during the activity.
Simond Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner recalled due to risk of falling
Common name: Simond Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner
Product description: This recall involves the Simond brand Rocky SCREWGATE Carabiner. The recalled snap hooks were available in blue (item number 1759997) and in yellow (item number 1760147). The words “SIMOND ROCKY” appear on the side of the items.
Hazard identified: In rare cases, it was noticed that the carabiner’s screwgate (black part) was assembled upside down, which can cause unpredictable unlocking when in use and the climber may fall.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
For more information, consumers may also contact Décathlon Canada at 450-500-3000 or consult the company’s website.