Carabiners recalled due to injury, death risk

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WASHINGTON — Omega Pacific has issued a recall for its G-FIRST series aluminum carabiners because the product can break while being used, posing an injury or death risk.

No incidents or injuries have been reported, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall involves six models and the units were sold in silver, black and red.

Consumers can find “Omega-17 UL Classified USA” printed on the front and “Meets NFPA 1983 17ED MBS kN 40 G” on the back.

The carabiners have a two-digit lot code of “OD” and were sold from February through October at stores nationwide.

Contact Omega Pacific for a refund or free replacement.

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