Consumer product recall

C.A.M.P. USA Inc. recalls Tour Nanotech Crampons

Starting date:
August 26, 2015
Posting date:
August 26, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Fall Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and C.A.M.P. USA Inc.

Affected products

Tour Nanotech Automatic & Semi-Automatic Crampons

Product description

This recall involves all C.A.M.P. Tour Nanotech Automatic and Semi-Automatic Crampons. Both crampons are made of steel plates that attach to boots for ice climbing.

The Tour Nanotech Automatic has a red heel bail with a grey strap that fastens around the ankle. The Tour Nanotech Semi-Automatic has a red toe strap at the front of the crampon and a red heel bail at the back. A grey strap is connected to both heel bails and fastens around the boot.

Hazard identified

The heel bail which connects the ankle strap to the crampon can detach from the crampon, posing a fall hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor C.A.M.P. USA Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

In the United States, C.A.M.P. USA Inc. has received one report of the heel bail detaching during use. No injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 19 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 500 units were sold in the United States at specialty outdoor retailers and online.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold in Canada from February 2012 to May 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Italy.



C.A.M.P. S.p.A.

Premana (Lecco)



C.A.M.P. USA Inc.




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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact C.A.M.P. USA Inc. for a free pair of replacement crampons.

For more information, consumers may contact C.A.M.P. USA Inc. by telephone toll-free at 1-877-421-2267, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MST.  Consumers may also visit C.A.M.P. USA Inc.'s website and click on the "Safety Notices" link at the bottom of the page.

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.