BYA Sports Recalls Skyline Backyard Zipline Kits

Starting date:
February 18, 2016
Posting date:
February 18, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Identification number:
RA-57070

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BYA Sports.

Affected products

BYA Sports Skyline Backyard Zipline Kits

Product description

This recall involves BYA Sports Skyline backyard zipline kits sold in 60-, 75- and 90-foot cable lengths. The kits were sold in camouflage packaging containing a main cable, trolley, short cable, turnbuckle and u-clamps. The following bar codes are found on the bottom left side of the packaging: 7456111220012 (60-ft.), 7456111220029 (75-ft.), and 7456111220036 (90 ft.). The BYA logo and “Skyline (60, 75 or) 90 Zipline Kit” is printed on the front of the packaging. Products in question are easily identified by the yellow trolley handle.

Hazard identified

A crimp in the zipline can fail allowing the cable to pull free or become slack while in use, posing a fall hazard to the user.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

In Canada, BYA Sports has received two reports of incidents with injuries, one head injury and the other bruising. In the United States, BYA Sports have received seven reports of incidents. Of those seven reports, four reported injuries. In two of the reported injuries, consumers sustained bruising and other unknown injuries from a fall and in the remaining two, consumers reported head injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 990 recalled Zipline Kits were sold in Canada, and approximately 5, 700 were distributed in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold at Mountain Equipment Co-op and other sporting goods stores nationwide from August 2013 through July 2015.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
BYA Sports
Louisville
Colorado
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled zipline kits and contact BYA Sports for a free replacement kit.

For more information, consumers can contact BYA Sports by calling collect at 303-443-0163 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm MT, Monday through Friday, or  go online and click on the Important Safety Recall Information tab for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.