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Alert: Petzl NEWTON-Harness Possibily Faulty Seams

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Alert: Petzl NEWTON Harness Possibily Faulty Seams

Request for Inspection the safety stitching on the loops of the sternal attachment point

22.02.2012: Crolles, France: During a Petzl periodic inspection on a NEWTON harness, improperly positioned safety stitching was found on one of the loops of the sternal attachment point.


As a precautionary measure, Petzl is asking all of its customers to inspect the safety stitching on the loops of the sternal attachment point on all NEWTON harnesses.

The products affected by this request for inspection are the NEWTON C73*** type harnesses with serial numbers below 11365***


This inspection is simple but be shure that you can. It involves measuring the safety stitching on the loops of the sternal attachment point.

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For the inspection of your NEWTON type harness, you can measuring the different between the end of the ties and the end of the safety stitchings. The distance not less than 13mm (1/2 inch).

If the harness does not pass inspection:

Immediately stop using your harness and contact your country’s Petzl distributor (contacts below).

If you are not shure that you can do this, contact your Petzl distributor in your country too.


For more informations visit Petzl


The original information and the process for inspecting in the attachments in different languages.


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