Rapex 2019 02 Climbing rope AL-NASR Climbing Outdoor Security Equipment

Alert number: A12/0002/19
Category: Hobby/sports equipment

Product: Climbing rope

Brand: AL-NASR

Name: Unknown

Type / number of model: Climbing Outdoor Security Equipment

Batch number / Barcode: Unknown

Risk type: Injuries

The rope is insufficiently resistant to dynamic loads.
The rope could break during use causing the climber to fall to the ground.

The product does not comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive (since 21/04/2018 repealed by the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation) and the relevant European standard EN 892.

Measures ordered by public authorities (to: Other): Ban on the marketing of the product and any accompanying measures

Description: The product was advertised on Amazon as climbing rope. The only legible writing on the packaging/product label is AL-NASR; the remaining information is in what are assumed to be Chinese characters. Information on the rope according to images of the product: 9.8 mm, 40 m
Country of origin: Unknown
Alert submitted by: Germany
Risk level: Serious