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


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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