Consumer product recall

Wild Country Ropeman 1 Ascenders recalled due to potential physical hazard

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Wild Country Ropeman 1 Ascenders
Consumer products - Physical hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Wild Country for a replacement product.

Affected products

This recall involves orange coloured Wild Country "Ropeman 1" ascenders used in mountaineering and rock climbing. The recalled ascenders were manufactured in July 2022 and are marked with batch number 05A0722. "ROPE MAN 1" and the batch number are printed in white on the side of the product. 


The teeth of the recalled ascenders can fail to engage and make it difficult or impossible for the user to ascend, posing a physical hazard.

As of May 28, 2024, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and return them to any authorized Wild Country dealer or to Wild Country directly for a replacement product.

For more information, consumers can contact Wild Country by telephone toll-free at 1-844-412-7013, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT, Monday through Friday, by email or visit the company’s website.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Salewa USA, LLC.

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


Number Sold

The company reported that 297 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 7,700 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from December 2022 to April 2024.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Consumer products - Sports and fitness


Salewa USA LLC





Oberalp S.p.A.



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