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PETZL has advised that a SCORPIO L60 lanyard was involved in a via ferrata accident in Grenoble, France.
Petzl Lanyard Recall
UKC Gear, May 2011
The probability of this defect recurring is very low but if you are in the UK or Ireland you are asked to immediately stop using the Scorpio lanyard and to send it for inspection to Lyon Equipment Ltd.
Further details can be found on Petzl's website. Go to www.petzl.com and follow the “latest news” links.
Please accept our apologies for this inconvenience. We will resolve this as quickly and efficiently as possible.
Jonathan Capper, Managing Director
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