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Product Recall – FallTech LE SRL’s

Jun 3, 2019 | News, Safety News

Product Stop Use Notice – Immediate Action Required

Products Involved: 9’ Cable DuraTech Leading Edge Personal Self-Retracting Lifelines
Manufacture Dates: February 2019 through May 2019

Dear Valued Customer,
FallTech has received a report from the field on May 30, 2018 about a potential manufacturing defect and is immediately issuing this Product Stop Use Notice for all 9’ Cable DuraTech Leading Edge Personal Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs) with manufacturing dates of February 2019 through May 2019. All units should be removed from service immediately in accordance with this notice. See chart on following
page for specific part numbers.

PLEASE NOTE: No injury has been reported in relation to this potential product defect.

FallTech will be issuing a Product Recall Notice on Monday, June 3, 2019 regarding affected product and will begin replacing ALL existing devices in the field, affected or not by this potential manufacturing defect. In order to ensure that all replaced devices deployed in the field are fit for service, replacement units will have an updated visual indicator. This indicator will be shown in the Recall Notice.

FallTech apologizes for any inconvenience this Stop Use Notice may cause you. While redesigned replacement units are expected to be available early next week for every unit returned, FallTech’s primary concern is the safety of every worker. Therefore, we encourage our customers to do whatever is needed to get your employees back on the job safely.

Instructions on how to arrange product return and replacement will be included in the Recall Notice. Please contact FallTech Customer Service at 1-800-719-4619 with any questions. You can also contact FallTech via email at info@falltech.com.

 

Affected FallTech Self-Retracting Lifelines (Manufactured February 2019 through May 2019 only):
83909SP1 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Single-leg with Steel Snap Hook
83909SP3 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Single-leg with Steel Rebar Hook
83909SP5 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Single-leg with Aluminum Rebar Hook
83909SP6 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Single-leg with Aluminum CE Carabiner
83909TP1 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Twin-legs with Steel Snap Hooks
83909TP3 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Twin-legs with Steel Rebar Hooks
83909TP5 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Twin-legs with Aluminum Rebar Hooks
83909TP6 9’ Cable DuraTech LE SRL, Twin-legs with Aluminum CE Carabiners

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