Black Diamond issued a voluntary recall on specific carabiners, quickdraws, and nylon runners. The recall says that some of their non-locking carabiners have gate rivets that may not be properly manufactured, which could result in the gate potentially becoming detached. In addition, some of the locking carabiners have locking sleeves that could have been manufactured improperly and thus may not lock properly.
To check whether your Black Diamond gear fits the recall specifications, click here.
The recall also applies to specific nylon runners. The 18mm runners that are 60cm or 120cm that were manufactured between 2014 and 2015. To check if your Black Diamond nylon runners meet recall specifications click here.
Luckily, there haven’t been any accidents reported yet based on this gear production error. In interest for customer safety, Black Diamond issued the voluntary recall on the products listed above.