The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)
Batch number / Barcode: Serial numbers (these run sequentially): 2014 Production - 14138xxxxX to 14365xxxxX. 2015 Production - 15001xxxxX to 15254xxxxX. (serial number can be found on the spine of the carabiner).
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Hobby/sports equipment
Type / number of model: Ultra D A33, Aero HMS A36, Zodiac A82, Klettersteig A84, Belay Master A872, Boa 25kN A89, Boa 30kN A90, Captive Eye A91, Sidewinder A98K, 10mm Steel Offset D C41, 10mm Steel Oval C45, 12mm Steel Offset D C81, 12mm Steel Kiettersteig C84, 12mm Steel Boa C85, Steel Captive Eye C96.
Risk type: Injuries
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)
Description: Locking carabiner used for climbing, construction work etc. Packaging comprises of a cardboard header with user instructions included.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Alert submitted by: United Kingdom
Products were found and measures were taken also in: Sweden, Ireland, France, Slovenia, Finland