Petzl Charlet: Sarken Crampon Recall

Posted by Dan Middleton, BMC Technical Officer on 12/09/2007

Petzl Charlet has announced a general recall of all Sarken crampon models. No other model of crampon is affected.

Petzl Charlet is recalling all Sarken crampons. This is a technical mountaineering crampon, characterised by its T- section front points. With heavy use, premature wear can lead to cracking and eventually failure of the front points. The manufacturer felt that this left a lifespan for the crampons which was not up to their required standards.

For more information, read the recall notice issued by the UK & Ireland distributor Lyon Equipment here.



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