On Amazon two climbing harnesses and a rope with fake certifications are offered for sale. They do not withstand the stress of climbing and are life-threatening. The EU has published a warning.
The climbing rope named AL-NASR has a length of 40 meters and a diameter of 9.8 millimeters. However, the product does not meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive or the EU standard EN 892. The affected product should not be used for climbing.
Also climbing harnesses are not suitable for climbing
Also advertised on Amazon are two climbing harnesses of the brands GHB and NTR / Ropes & Belts, The product does not meet the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Directive or the relevant European standard EN 12277.
Detailed information in the rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products (RAPEX)
- Dangerous climbing harness from the brand NTR / Ropes & Belts
- Dangerous climbing harness GHB
- Dangerous climbing rope of the brand AL-NASR
Credits: pictures Rapid Alert System for Hazardous Non-Food Products (RAPEX)