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Consumer product recall

Black Diamond Recalls Black Diamond Brand Nylon Runners

Starting date:
March 31, 2016
Posting date:
March 31, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Black Diamond Equipment, Ltd.

Affected products

Black Diamond Brand Nylon Runners

Product description

This recall involves a Black Diamond Brand Nylon Runners, 60 cm and 120 cm lengths, style # 380060 & #380061, manufactured in 2014 & 2015. 18 mm Nylon Runners were manufactured in the following colors: Gray, Purple, Green, Red, Gold and Blue.

380060 BD3800600000ALL1 18 mm Nylon Runner 60 cm 2014 793661005582
380060 BD3800600000ALL1 18 mm Nylon Runner 60 cm 2015 793661005582
380061 BD3800610000ALL1 18 mm Nylon Runner 120 cm 2014 793661124986
380061 BD3800610000ALL1 18 mm Nylon Runner 120 cm 2015 793661124986

Only the above Style Numbers having the year markings 2014 & 2015, and the CE number 0333 are included in the recall. The year markings and CE marking are found on the sewn-in labels on each runner.

Hazard identified

These nylon runners may have been manufactured with a tape splice connecting parts of the runners together. The tape splice will fail during use posing a risk of death or injury due to a fall.

Number sold

Approximately 23,600 units were distributed in Canada (185,000 units were sold in the United States). No reports of injuries have been received in Canada or in the United States.

Time period sold

January 2014 to February 5, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.



Black Diamond Equipment Ltd.

Salt Lake City




Various retailers across Canada

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Black Diamond at 1-800-775-5552 or visit the site for further direction on having product inspected by Black Diamond for this hazard, or for further directions regarding inspection by place-of-purchase personnel or self-inspection.

Consumers can also email the firm at

Black Diamond will replace any improperly manufactured units.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission’s website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.