Wild Country Superlight Rocks recalled due to Fall Hazard
Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Wild Country for a replacement product.
This recall involves Wild Country Superlight Rocks single cable wire chocks used for climbing. The products were sold in six different sizes and colors and as a set.
Wild Country Rocks, Classic Rocks, Rock Centrics, and Superlight Offset Rocks are not subject to this recall. Superlight Rocks Size 1 to 6 manufactured prior to January 2023 are affected by the recall.
|Superlight Rock Set 1-6
|Set of 40-RSL from size 1 to 6
|All colours listed above
When single cable Superlight Rocks are exposed to maritime seaside conditions with high concentrations of salt, corrosion inside of the ferrule can occur and can significantly reduce the breaking strength of the chocks, posing a fall hazard.
As of June 18, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States.
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.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) 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.
The company reported that 225 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and 3,531 were sold in the United States.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from January 2017 to February 2023.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in Taiwan
Salewa USA, LLC