Alert number: A12/0398/19
Product: Via ferrata set
Name: Energy absorber
Batch number / Barcode: 800940 / 8591804634611
Type of alert: Serious
Category: Protective equipment
Type / number of model: VF Torq2 Article 03983
Risk type: Injuries
The climbing protection device is not sufficiently resistant to loads.
The product could break during use, causing the climber to fall and suffer injuries.
The product does not comply with the Personal Protective Equipment Directive and the relevant European standard EN 958.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Retailer): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures, Withdrawal of the product from the market
Description: Via ferrata climbing protection device consisting of two carabiners, linked by a fastener (belt). The product is packed in a bag.
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Luxembourg