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Recall Notice: Sewn Cords Due to Fall Hazard

Recall Summary

Name of Product:  Sewn cord edge restraints, sewn eyes and sewn loops.  

Hazard: Sewn cords break at a lower weight than published weight values, posing a fall hazard.

Remedy:  Replace

Consumer Contact:
  Sterling Rope Company at (800) 788-7673 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

Recall Details

Units: About 9,200 in the U.S. and 480 in Canada

Description: This recall involves Sterling Rope's sewn cord ropes which include the 8mm Aztek (AZ) Sewn Bound Loop Prusik, Aztek (AZ) Elite 8mm Edge Restraint, 8mm PER Sewn Eye and the 8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye. Sterling Rope products have the production lot number in two places. The product number and lot number is printed on the barcode label attached to the Care, Use and Retirement document, which comes with every product. The lot number is also printed on the shrink tube label on the sewn portion of the Prusik, edge restraint, or sewn eye.  All ropes except for the solid black products have a wrapping dotted line design around the rope. Specific recalled colors are listed next to each recalled product description.

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8mm Bound Loop Prusiks

Part Number          Description

SC080320116

8mm AZ Bound Loop Prusik Short Teal Green x 16"

SC080321116

8mm AZ BLP cord Short Tan x 16"

SC080320322

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Purple x 22"

SC080320422

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Black x 22"

SC080320622

8mm AZ Sewn BLP Cord Long Blue x 22"

SC080320716

8mm AZ Sewn BLP cord Short Orange x 16"

SC080320816

8mm AZ Sewn BLP cord Short Red x 16"

CUSTOMSC

8mm Tan Bound Loop Prusik by 24"

CUSTOMSC

8mm Blue Bound Loop Prusik by 30"

 

 

Lots:

20121869, 20121881, 20130069, 20130074, 20130117, 20130253, 20130292, 20130293, 20130338, 20130426, 20130427, 20130443, 20130444, 20130445, 20130449, 20130641, 20130643, 20130649, 20130764, 20130765, 20130766, 20131013, 20131277, 20131282, 20131285, 20131310, 20131496, 20131505, 20131536, 20131547, 20131550, 20131678, 20131784, 20131789, 20131794, 20131795, 20121851, 20121882, 20121883, 20130005, 20130165, 20130294, 20130303, 20130327, 20130328, 20130337, 20130450, 20130512, 20130513, 20130580, 20130637, 20130653, 20130654, 20130655, 20130656, 20130746, 20130751, 20130754, 20130763, 20130757, 20131012, 20131015, 20131069, 20131120, 20131286, 20131287, 20131294, 20131295, 20131301, 20131303, 20131528, 20131564, 20131565, 20131566, 20131729, 20131775, 20131776, 20131783, 20131802, 20130356, 20130442

 

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Aztek Elite 8mm Edge Restraints

Part Number              Description

SC080NY04600

AZ Elite Tactical Edge Restraint x 50'

SC080NY06600

AZ Elite 8mm Edge Restraint Blue 50' Sewn End

SC080NY09600

AZ Elite 8mm Edge Restraint Yellow x 50'

 Lots:

20121829, 20121836, 20121898, 20121901, 20130059, 20130063, 20130079, 20130148, 20130149, 20130150, 20130177, 20130304, 20130305, 20130329, 20130330, 20130335, 20130336, 20130438, 20130439, 20130440, 20130441, 20130644, 20130647, 20130648, 20130683, 20130684, 20130687, 20130688, 20130869, 20130870, 20131016, 20131017, 20131031, 20131059, 20131066, 20131067, 20131068, 20131108, 20131109, 20131118, 20131119, 20131304, 20131305, 20131495, 20131507, 20131508, 20131509, 20131525, 20131526, 20131546, 20131677, 20131691, 20131781, 20131782, 20131805, 20131806, 20130932, 20130933, 20130948, 20130949, 20131219, 20131220, 20131221, 20131222, 20131223, 20131224, 20131225, 20131226, 20131227, 20131228, 20131229, 20131273, 20131274, 20131280, 20131281, 20131288, 20131292, 20131293, 20131298, 20131302, 20131306, 20131307, 20131385, 20131386, 20131387, 20131388, 20131394, 20131399, 20131429, 20131430, 20131431, 20131510, 20131511, 20131512, 20131513, 20131514, 20131529, 20131535, 20131540, 20131543, 20131545, 20131933, 20131934, 20131947, 20131948, 20131958, 20131961, 20131977, 20131978, 20131979, 20131980, 20131982, 20131983, 20132080, 20132082, 20132138, 20132202, 20132203, 20132215, 20132228, 20140018, 20140027, 20140039, 20140053, 20140048, 20140049, 20140050, 20140051, 20140047

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8mm PER Sewn Eye

Part Number             Description

PER0804407SE

8mm PER Black Safety Glo x 22ft with Sewn Eye

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8mm PER Black Safety Glo with Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

8mm PER Orange With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

8mm PER Yellow With Sewn Eye

Lots:

20121887, 20121888, 20130013, 20130116, 20130163, 20130164, 20130166, 20130175, 20130251, 20130302, 20130323, 20130324, 20130325, 20130546, 20130547, 20130680, 20130681, 20130682, 20130745, 20130867, 20130868, 20130911, 20130927, 20131096, 20131097, 20131284, 20131309, 20131470, 20131471, 20131472, 20131473, 20131537, 20131538, 20131539, 20131620, 20131625, 20131690, 20131692, 20131693, 20131924, 20131925, 20131926, 20131976, 20132068, 20132072, 20132199, 20132210

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8mm Accessory Cord Sewn Eye

Part Number        Description

CUSTOMSC

8mm Black Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

8mm Blue Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

CUSTOMSC

8mm Yellow Accessory Cord With Sewn Eye

 

 

Lots:

20130252, 20130634, 20130635, 20130636, 20131562, 20131563, 20131788, 20132081

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Incidents/Injuries: No injuries reported.

Remedy: Consumers should discontinue use of the product and contact Sterling Rope for a free replacement. The item may also be returned to an authorized Sterling dealer that will coordinate the free replacement for you.

Sold at: Authorized Sterling Rope dealers from January 2013 through January 2014 in the United States and Canada for about $8 to $312.

Manufacturer: Sterling Rope Company, Inc., of Biddeford, Maine

Manufactured in: USA

 

How to Return or Exchange a Recalled Product
 
Products ordered in the USA:
Customers have two options for returning or exchanging these recalled products:
• Return the product to the Authorized Sterling Dealer where you made the purchase. They will accept the product and provide you a replacement of equal or lesser value, or place an order for you if the item is not currently in stock.
• Contact Sterling Rope directly and obtain a Return Authorization Number (RA#). You can contact us by email at returns@sterlingrope.com or via phone at 800-788-7673 and we will send you a call tag to ship the product back to us at no charge. Once we receive the recalled product, we will ship you a replacement of equal or lesser value at our expense.
 
Products ordered outside the USA:
Customers can contact Sterling Rope at 207-282-2550 or returns@sterlingrope.com and we will coordinate the product exchange with the distributor in your country.

 


 

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