Recall news

AP News
Posted: Jul 12, 2011 1:10 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:


DETAILS: DUI Weight & Trim System Classic and DUI Weight & Trim System II were imported by Diving Unlimited International Inc. of San Diego and sold at diving equipment retailers nationwide and in Canada between July 2010 and April 2011.

WHY: Manufacturing defects in the lanyard connecting the handle to the pocket or the cable securing the pocket to the harness can prevent the weight pockets from easily detaching from the harness and releasing the weights when the handle is pulled _ posing a drowning hazard.


HOW MANY: About 1,454 in the U.S. and 46 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Contact DUI Customer Service at 800-325-8439 or visit



DETAILS: Scorpio and Absorbica shock absorbing lanyards imported by Petzl America Inc., of Clearfield, Utah, and sold at authorized Petzl dealers nationwide and in Canada from January 2002 through May 2011.

WHY: Some lanyards are missing a safety stitch on the attachment loop, which can cause the lanyard to disconnect from the climbing harness _ posing a fall hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: None in U.S.; one fall injury in France.

HOW MANY: About 375,000 worldwide.

FOR MORE: Contact Petzl America Inc. at 877-740-3826 or visit the firm's website at