202036 Defective shackles

14 May 2020 MARS 2020

As edited from Crosby Group Safety Notice November 2018

The Crosby Group has determined that certain shackles have a condition that can reduce the ultimate load capacity from the published catalogue values. Continued use of these shackles may result in unexpected failure. These products are 7/8” 6.5t shackles with Production Identification Code 5VJ, as illustrated below. These products should be taken out of service immediately.