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Recall notice for Maxim Pinnacle and Maxim Apogee climbing ropes
Written: 2008.08.12 by: Andrew Wong

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As printed in today's Vancouver Sun (August 12, 2008), Health Canada is recalling two types of climbing ropes sold in BC and Quebec stores because "the ropes can break, posing a serious fall hazard for climbers". No accident reports have been received by Health Canada. The recall applies to these two ropes: - Maxim Apogee 9.1mm in yellow/black and red/yellow. The model numbers are 3411-91 and 3415-91, lot numbers 060801 through 080601. - Maxim Pinnacle 9.5mm in blue. The model number is 3403-95, lot numbers 070201 through 080601. The Apogee 9.1mm was sold from Aug 2006-May 2008.

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