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Certified Equipment and Recalls
The PUBLIC SEARCH function allows mountaineers, climbers and all interested stakeholders to look for UIAA Safety Label certified products available in the market through various Brands. This feature enables transparency.
Search for UIAA Safety Label certified products available in the market through various brands.
A recall is a request to return to the manufacturer a batch or an entire production run of a product, usually due to the discovery of safety issues. The UIAA endeavors to maintain a listing of recalled climbing equipment including partial recalls as well as appeals for checking equipment. Use this search to find affected equipment.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The information in the above sections is believed to be accurate and up to date; however the UIAA does not accept liability for any inadvertent error or omission. The UIAA constantly invests in solutions to provide clean and efficient service to its stakeholders through this feature. We solicit your support in identifying Recalls that are not found in the search function, by reporting them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Blacklist and Advice Notices
The UIAA warns that the following brands may be using the UIAA name and/or Safety Label logo with out UIAA authorisation:
The list above were last updated in July 2012. In case of inaccuracies please notify the UIAA office.
Recent Product Alerts
Feb 2013- Recalled Via Ferrata sets A second wave of via ferrata set recalls were initated within six months after considerable deficiencies were found in many of them. Read the full notice here
Sep 2012- WARNING - Via Ferrata sets The UIAA is issuing a worldwide warning to users of via ferrata sets to check the websites of manufacturers in order to find out whether the unit they are using is safe. A probe has found that that the lanyard's strength was dramatically affected after intensive use not only because of its specific construction but also due to the material used.More info
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Press Release_Sep 2012_Via Ferrata Sets