Lanyards are being recalled because they could cause a fall hazard, according to news reports.
Approximately 375,000 lanyards are recalled due to some missing a safety stitch. This could cause the lanyard to disconnect, resulting in a fall hazard. The affected product is the Scorpio and Absorbica lanyards that were manufactured before May 2011 with specific model numbers. The Scorpio lanyards are yellow and blue, with a pouch that has "PETZL" printed in white lettering. Those included in the recall were manufactured from 2005-2011. The Absorbica lanyards are available in various configurations, and have a black zippered pounch with the Prezl logo. They have a connector attachment on one end.
According to news reports, they were manufactured in France and sold to Petzl dealers across the country for $75-220.
As a personal injury lawyer Columbia , I hope nobody is adversely affected by this product.
While we don't handle this type of recall we feel that it's important to educate the community that there has been a recall to help protect your safety. If you have been injured in a recall like this you might wish to contact a Columbia personal injury lawyer who can help.