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

Alert number: A12/1871/18

Product:  Climbing rope

Name: Unknown

Batch number / Barcode:  Unknown

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Brand: AL-NASR

Type / number of model:  Climbing Outdoor Security equipment

Risk type: Injuries
The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 892.

Measures taken by economic operators: Removal of the product listing from Amazon marketplace. (By: Other)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description:  Climbing rope in transparent plastic packaging with a black label bearing Chinese characters. The product has been sold online (in particular via Amazon).

Country of origin: Unknown

Alert submitted by: Germany