Joss Cam/Frictional Anchor

Year 2011
Product name Joss Rock Climbing Cam
Equipment type Frictional anchors
Company / Brand Cassin
Country of manufacture Italy
Country of recall United States
Product description "The Joss Cam is a mechanical device placed in the crack of a rock to support a climber's weight. The Cam is operated by a trigger that retracts the aluminum lobes, allowing the device to be placed and secured in the crack of a rock. A cable is attached to the device with a heavy duty nylon sling attached to the end of the cable. Joss Cams come in eight sizes and each Cam is marked with the size (.5 to 4). The sling on the end features solid horizontal blocks of color (yellow, orange, purple, red, green and blue) indicating size. The "Cassin" logo is also printed on a tag attached to the sling. The Sierra Trading Post item numbers associated with this recall are #69277 and #69278. These numbers can be found on the original packaging label or order invoice."
Hazard The recalled cams can fail unexpectedly after being set, posing a fall hazard.
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