Inspection of Petzl ZIGZAG/ZIGZAG PLUS/ZILLON

Inspection of Petzl ZIGZAG/ZIGZAG PLUS/ZILLON

Petzl has issued an alert for users to inspect and test their ZIGZAG®, ZIGZAG® PLUS and ZILLON. Users need to inspect the release levers for jamming and to perform function tests for rope slippage.
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Precautions using the Petzl PIRANA

Precautions using the Petzl PIRANA

This information concerns the Petzl PIRANA descenders released after January 2020. Upon receiving feedback from users regarding instances of unintended blocking of the rope in the locking slot of the PIRANA, Petzl has updated the technical notice.
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Inspection of Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes

Inspection of Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes

One of Petzl’s clients found 2 critical defects on his Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes. To date, no other client has reported similar defects to us, and no accident or injury is known. Please read the information below and, if necessary, inspect your ropes.

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Safety Alert from the UIAA: Canyoning Harnesses

Safety Alert from the UIAA: Canyoning Harnesses

This article is produced by Petzl in response to the UIAA Safety Alert reminding users of ALL canyoning harnesses of their limitations and requirement for inspection and retirement as described by manufacturers.
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Safety Alert for SEQUOIA & SEQUOIA SRT Harnesses

Safety Alert for SEQUOIA & SEQUOIA SRT Harnesses

As a precaution, please check the correct mounting of the two gated attachment points of your SEQUOIA or SEQUOIA SRT harness. Check updated instructions for use.
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ACCU 2 DUO Z1 Rechargeable Batteries

ACCU 2 DUO Z1 Rechargeable Batteries

Petzl have found a compliance discrepancy in the case material of ACCU 2 DUO Z1 rechargeable batteries. As a result, the ACCU 2 DUO Z1 rechargeable batteries no longer comply with ATEX Z1 performance requirements.
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Petzl ASTRO Strap Keepers

Petzl ASTRO Strap Keepers

Petzl has been advised by some training centres, that there is a sliding effect on the ASTRO ventral adjustment buckles. Silicone keepers are available to help prevent this... Request Silicone Keepers
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Petzl PODIUM Straps Replacement

Petzl PODIUM Straps Replacement

Some 2018 Podium Seats (Model S071AA00) have an issue with the straps that prevent larger karabiners being used... Request Replacement Straps
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Omega Pacific G-First Karabiner Recall

Omega Pacific G-First Karabiner Recall

Defects found in a batch of Amercian Made Omega Pacific G-FIRST Karabiners. Check serial number on spine, free replacement by Spelean Australia if needed.
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Possible Cracks on ASAP LOCK (B71 ALU)

Possible Cracks on ASAP LOCK (B71 ALU)

Investigation of B71ALU concluded that the cracks could be the result of a combination of the riveting parameters that create a potential residual tensile stress in the stainless steel.
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Counterfeit Petzl Products

Counterfeit Petzl Products

Be aware of cheap counterfeits of Petzl products, they could result in injury or death. Please buy your Petzl products from authorised Petzl dealers.
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Petzl ZIGZAG Recall

Petzl ZIGZAG Recall

Petzl has recalled ZigZag mechanical prussik for arborists, pre 2014 model. Check your serial number, if affected process a return and replacement free of charge.
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Return for Replacement: Petzl GRIGRI 2

Return for Replacement: Petzl GRIGRI 2

CLOSED. Limited model recall of Petzl GRIGRI2 belay devices. Please check serial numbers for affected batches - first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136. Return for replacement.
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Recall Petzl SCORPIO via ferrat lanyards

Recall Petzl SCORPIO via ferrat lanyards

Concerns all SCORPIO lanyards Manufactured before May 17th 2011 up to serial number 11137**** The relevant product references are: L60, L60 CK, L60 2, L60 2CK, L60 H, L60 WL, K29VF 1, K29VF 2, K29VE 1, K29VE 2, K29V 1, K29V 2
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Alert for Petzl ABSORBICA Lanyards

Alert for Petzl ABSORBICA Lanyards

Petzl have requested an addition to the PPE Inspection Procedure for ABSORBICA lanyards L57, L70150 I, L70150 Y, L70150 IM, L70150 YM - May 2011
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Petzl Charlet SARKEN Recall

Petzl Charlet SARKEN Recall

Petzl has issued a recall for any Sarken crampons (any binding system, black or orange colour, with metallic parts). Purchased between 1 November 2003 and 31 August 2007....

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Recall Omega Pacific Five-O Locking Karabiner

Recall Omega Pacific Five-O Locking Karabiner

Omega Pacific is voluntarily recalling a small percentage of Five-O Screwgate locking karabiners built between November and December of 2004. Only karabiners marked with the lot stamp “VT” are affected...
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MSR Pocket Rocket Limited Recall

MSR Pocket Rocket Limited Recall

If you purchased an MSR Pocket Rocket gas stove in Australia between 19 Jan 2004 and 9 Feb 2004 your stove may be one of FIFTEEN sold in Australia with a defect...
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Petzl SAXO AQUA Recall

Petzl SAXO AQUA Recall

Defective batteries may cause the Saxo Aqua to explode, presenting a risk of injury to the user. A gas absorber (catalyst) installed in the bulb holder can eliminate this risk...
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