PhotoSalewa North America of Boulder, Colo., is recalling about 70 Wild Country Syncro Harnesses.


Excess materials on the left waist belt tab can cause the harness to loosen, posing a fall hazard to the user.


The firm has received one report of the harness loosening. No injuries have been reported.


This recall applies to all Wild Country Syncro harnesses sold in the U.S. The harness has a black nylon exterior and orange interior. “Wild Country” and “Syncro” is printed on a label affixed to the interior, above batch code: 01 A 01 16.


The harnesses, manufactured in China, were sold at Alpenglow Adventure Sports, Climb UP LLC, Rock Fitness, UNLTD, and Wilderness Exchange stores nationwide and online at and other websites from April 2016, through June 2016, for about $110.


What to do


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled harnesses and contact Salewa North America for a full refund.


Consumers may contact Salewa North America toll-free at 844-412-7013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday or online at and click on the “Product Recall” link located at the bottom of the page.



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