Inspection of Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes

Inspection of Petzl low-stretch kernmantle ropes

July 22, 2020

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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Petzl ASTRO Strap Keepers

Petzl ASTRO Strap Keepers

December 20, 2018

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

November 21, 2018

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

November 21, 2017

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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Counterfeit Petzl Products

Counterfeit Petzl Products

January 15, 2016

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

January 15, 2014

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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Recall Petzl SCORPIO via ferrat lanyards

Recall Petzl SCORPIO via ferrat lanyards

May 25, 2011

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

May 01, 2011

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

September 05, 2007

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

January 01, 2005

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

February 09, 2004

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

October 01, 2002

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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