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3M SafeLight Safety Harness 10910

Starting date:
August 16, 2013
Posting date:
August 16, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

3M SafeLight Safety Harness 10910

Product description

The affected product is a full body safety harness. The harness has yellow and black 4.5 centimetre (1 3/4 inch) webbing with pass through mating connector buckles at the leg and chest straps. There is a black and white laminated product label with 3M brand mark and manufacturer information.

The following products are affected by the recall:

Safety harnesses affected by this recall:
Model Date codes UPC Batch Number
10910 May 1, 2012 to August 31, 2012 78371000790 WO30502770

Hazard identified

Internal testing by 3M has indicated that the product did not meet the independent harness strength test as required in the Canadian Standards Association standard, which may pose a fall hazard to the user.

Neither Health Canada nor 3M has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this safety harness.

Number sold

An unknown number of the safety harnesses were sold into Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled safety harnesses were sold from May 2012 to July 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States of America.



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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled harness immediately and contact their 3M distributor or 3M for verification and replacement of product.

For more information, consumers can contact 3M Technical Service Support directly: Ray Mann by telephone at 1-704-743-2406 or by email, or Michael Cameron by telephone at 1-704-743-2405 or by email.

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.