Safety warning for slings and straps with red fabric around the D-ring
Redcord advices all customers that have got slings and straps produced between 2009 – 2011 to check and control the fabric that attaches the D-ring.
Redcord has received reports regarding red fabric around the D-ring. It is not UV protected, and the straps /slings can be damaged if exposed to direct sun light over a long period of time. Worst case, the straps/slings can break with full body weight.
The safety warning is only directed to straps/slings with a rubber sleeve with a logo and red fabric around the D-ring (see figure 1 above)
This saftey warning does not affect slings/straps have grey fabric attaching the D-Ring. The grey fabric is UV protected.
We ask all our customers and users that own slings and straps that have the red fabric attaching the D-Ring, to please conduct the safety test and control outlined in figure 2 below
If you find signs of discoloring and/or other weaknesses with the slings/straps, Redcord offers you the opportunity to exchange these with UV protected slings and straps. This offer from Redcord is valid 5 years from date of purchase.
For additional information, please contact the Redcord distributor in your country.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this is giving our distributors, customers and users.
No other products are affected by this problem, but we recommend that any Redcord product gets tested for durability on a regular basis.