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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 2/12/16

Propane Tank



Recall: Crescent Point Propane

Crescent Point Energy recalls 118,000,000 gallons of propane for use in recreational vehicles, barbeques, stoves, and other appliances. The propane is being recalled for inspection due to insufficient levels of odorant to alert consumers of a gas leak. 

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 2/9/16

Black Diamond Runner Recall



Recall: BD Carabiners, Quickdraws, Nylon Runners

Black Diamond voluntarily issued a recall of carabiners/quickdraws because of the possibility of defects in the gate that could cause the carabiners to fail or function incorrectly, and a recall of nylon runners because of a possibility that the runners are not load-bearing and will fail under standard use. Model numbers and years are specified.

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By

OSI Staff

on 1/12/16

Montana Wilderness School



MWS Hiring

Montana Wilderness School is hiring for 2016! OSI is proud to be a founding sponsor of this great program and we encourage all quality staff to apply. Positions include Logistics Coordinator and Backpacking and Paddling Instructors and Assistant Instructors.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 10/31/15

Avui-Q



Recall: Auvi-Q

Sanofi US issues voluntary recall of all Auvi-Q® epinephrine auto-injectors due to potential inaccurate dosage delivery.

Customers should immediately contact their healthcare provider (HCP) for a prescription for an alternate epinephrine auto-injector. In the event of a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis), patients should only use their Auvi-Q device if another epinephrine auto-injector is not available, and then call 911 or local medical emergency services.

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Field Safety    Program Management    Outdoor Leadership    
By

OSI Staff

on 10/13/15

MRMC



Midwest Risk Management Symposium

OSI is happy to share the announcement for the 2015 Midwest Risk Management Symposium. OSI attended this great event in its kickoff years and it has proven from the start to be remarkably valuable, especially for the Midwest region leaders of risk management in the outdoor field.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 10/1/15

Front Disc



Recall: Bikes with Quick Release Lever & Front Disc Brakes

Thirteen manufacturers and distributors recall 1.5 million bicycles equipped with front disk brakes and quick release lever. An open quick release lever can come into contact with the front disc brake rotor causing the front wheel to come to a sudden stop or separate from the bicycle, posing a risk of injury to the rider.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 9/23/15

Fissure



Warning Notice: FIXE Anchors

FIXE (Tech Rock) issued a warning for faulty anchors due to stress corrosion cracking. This is important because FIXE is a leading manufacturer of anchors, and they are widely used. FIXE cannot limit the problem to one single production batch and all top chain anchors of the manufacturer made of stainless steel may be affected.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 9/14/15

DMM Carabiners



Recall: DMM Carabiners

DMM recalls a number of carabiners due to an issue potentially preventing the carabiner from locking completely or the gate from closing. This recall is still underway and full details have not yet been released. Please read to find out if your carabiners are affected.

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Recalls    
By

OSI Staff

on 9/7/15

Cannondale Mountain Bike OPI



Recall: Cannondale Bikes OPI

Cycling Sports recalls Cannondale Mountain Bicycles with OPI stem/steering tube. The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, causing fall hazard. 23,000 bikes are being recalled in the U.S. plus about 800 in Canada.

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