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.
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