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DICK’S Sporting Goods recalls safety ropes

The ropes can fail when used in freezing conditions

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DICK’S Sporting Goods of Coraopolis, Pa., is recalling about 53,000 Field & Stream safety ropes.

The ropes can fail when used in freezing conditions, posing fall and injury hazards. ​​​​​​​

The firm has received one report of the safety rope failing when used during freezing weather, resulting in a concussion and knee injury.

This recall involves Field & Stream Life Line, Linesman and Safety Ropes used to reduce the risk of a fall while climbing. The ropes are black with orange lines and were sold in a single or three pack.

They have a carabineer that hooks onto the harness and a black and red label with the style number HEH01299, HEH01882Z, or HEH01530 printed in the bottom corner of the label.

The ropes, manufactured in China., were sold at DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream stores nationwide and online from June 2017, through March 2020, for between $20 and $80, and at Sportsman’s Warehouse stores nationwide from October 2019, through April 2020, for between $20 and $80.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ropes and return them to any DICK’s Sporting Goods or Field & Stream store if purchased at those stores, or at Sportsman’s Warehouse store if purchased there. Consumers with a receipt will receive a full refund and consumers without a receipt will receive a store credit of the purchase price.

DICK’S Sporting Goods and Field & Stream customers may contact DICK’s Sporting Goods toll-free at (877) 846-9997 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at dickssportinggoods.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

Sportsman’s Warehouse customers may contact Sportsman’s Warehouse at (800) 286-3076 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (MT) Monday through Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) on Sundays, or online at www.sportsmans.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

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