Petzl product recall : Grigri 2 June 20, 2011
When the handle is stuck in this position the assisted braking function is disabled. A damaged GRIGRI 2 in this configuration will function similarly to a manual belay device (e.g. tube style device).
When using a damaged GRIGRI 2 with the handle stuck in the position as shown in Figure 1, failure to control the braking side of the rope will increase the risk of an uncontrolled descent. A GRIGRI 2 with a damaged handle must be immediately retired from service.
Concerns all GRIGRI 2 (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B ) with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136.
You should contact Petzl directly to obtain return instructions for your replacement.
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