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Black Diamond Initiates Talks with US CPSC TO Voluntary Recall Pieps DSP Avalanche Beacons

Black Diamond Equipment has initiated talks with US Consumer Protection Agency to issue a voluntary recall on all Pieps DSP avalanche beacons, in a formal response to a design issue that can accidentally lead to the beacon switching out of transmit mode. The issue almost cost TGR athlete Nick McNutt his life in an avalanche accident last winter. On the commonly used Pieps DSP Ice, DSP Sport and DSP Pro, the switch that changes the beacon from off to transmit to receive can easily get damaged or simply wear down over time, preventing it from locking in place and working in an emergency.

Black Diamond announced it is working under the guidance of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, and has initiated a Fast Track voluntary product recall program for PIEPS DSP avalanche transceivers. Black Diamond Equipment is the North American distributor for PIEPS. Internationally, PIEPS’ recall program was approved by the US CPSC's European counterpart managing regulatory affairs, and their program has officially kicked off.

For more information on the recall, click here.

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