Birdie Belay Devices Recalled Due to Risk of Injury; Made by Beal Sas



The Beal Birdie Belay Device is used by rock climbers. Belay devices are used with climbing ropes to protect the climber while climbing, to arrest a fall or while being lowered on the rope. The Beal Birdie Belay Device was sold in three colors: Orange handle, Blue handle or Green handle. This recall involves all units laser-marked with batch year "/19" on the side of the unit. Only units marked with "/19" are being recalled.
Product:
Beal Birdie Belay DevicesAbout 1,400
Retailer:
REI stores nationwide, online at www.rei.com, www.moosejaw.com, and www.backcountry.com, and at outdoor equipment stores and indoor rock climbing gyms nationwide from July 2019 through February 2021 for about $75.
Recall Date:    Mar 24, 2021
Injury:
The firm has received three reports of the user being unable to lower the climber because the hand lever became detached from the device. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Beal Sas, of France
Mfg Country:
Taiwan
Importer:
Liberty Mountain, of Sandy, Utah
Recall ID:    9024
Last Published:    Mar 24, 2021
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    21101
Emert Status:    Updated