The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1542/19

Product:  Ropes (equipment to protect against falls)

Name: Braided Safety Blue/Arbor Elite/Pottsblitz/CEclimb

Batch number / Barcode:  Serial numbers: 2014-xxxxxx to 19/09-yyy, The affected products were manufactured between January 2014 and September 2019.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Protective equipment

Brand: Teufelberger

Type / number of model:  Arbor Elite with slaice® and pottsblitz with slaice® 7350098-0099, 7350100-0103, 7341020-1026, 7350143-7350148, C5KBG1-16-00120/150/200, C5KBG8-16-00115/150/200, C5KBH1-16-00120/150/200, , Braided Safety Blue® with slaice® 7350026-7350028, 7350087, 7361028-1045, 7361090-1091, C5QBG0-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG1-16-00150/200, C5QBG2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG7-16-00120/150, C5QBGA-16-00120/150, C5QBG0-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG1-16-00150/200, C5QBG2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBG7-16-00120/150/200, C5QBGA-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH0-16-00120/150/200,C5QBH2-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH7-16-00120/150/200, C5QBH0-16-00150, C5QBH2-16-00150, C5QBHA-16-00150, C5QBHA-16-00120/150/200, CEclimb 12 (with Braided Safety Blue 12.7 with slaice®) 7351330-1332

Risk type: Injuries
The eye of the rope might not have been properly spliced.
Consequently the eye might open during use, causing the climber to fall.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) .

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Ropes in different designs/colours with an eye at the end.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

Alert submitted by: Austria

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Estonia, Ireland, Poland