Recall: Camalot climbing devices

The climbing devices could come apart while being used.

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The problem

Southern Approach has recalled its Camalot and Camalot Ultralight spring-loaded camming devices. Some devices may not be assembled properly and could come apart during use.

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The following products are affected:

  • Camalots (all sizes .3 to 6) produced between 18 May 2015 and 9 March 2016 with manufacturing codes between 5133 and 6067.

  • Camalot Ultralights (all sizes .4 to 4) produced between 10 November 2015 and 4 March 2016 with manufacturing codes between 5309 and 6061.

What to do
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Stop using the devices immediately. Inspect your devices using the instructions on the Black Diamond website.

If you have affected devices, contact Black Diamond or Southern Approach for a replacement free of charge.

For more information, contact the supplier Southern Approach on 0800 335 000 or email

Information provided by Product Recalls — part of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

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