Consumer product recall

Tethrd One Stick GEN 2 Climbing Sticks recalled due to fall hazard

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Summary

Product
Tethrd One Stick GEN 2 Climbing Sticks
Issue
Consumer products - Fall hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Tethrd LLC for a replacement.

Affected products

This recall involves 2022 model year Tethrd One Stick GEN 2 climbing sticks with serial numbers ranging from THSP-TONE-010000 to THSP-TONE-017749. The serial number is located on the back side of the rope locking system (Dynaloc). The rope locking system is the black rectangle on the side of the stick with the silver Tethrd logo.

Issue

One or more of the climbing stick’s steps can crack when under pressure, causing them to break, posing a fall and injury hazard to users.

As of September 26th 2022, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 5 reports of a step breaking and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled climbing sticks and contact the manufacturer for instructions on returning the recalled products. The manufacturer will have the stick tested and if it is determined not to conform to manufacturer’s specifications, it will be replaced at no cost to the consumer.

For more information, consumers can contact Tethrd LLC by telephone at 1-612-643-9331 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email at testing@tethrdnation.com or visit the company website click “Safety Recall Notice” for more information.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 66 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 7,700 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from June 2022 to July 2022.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date: 2022-10-05
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Sports and fitness
Companies

 

Manufacturer

Tethrd LLC

Columbia

Tennessee

United States

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64596