3M™ DBI-SALA® ShockWave™2 Arc Flash Shock Absorbing Lanyard
Stop Use and Product Recall
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On June 9, 2022, 3M Fall Protection announced a stop use/recall of specific 3M™ DBI-SALA® ShockWave™2 Arc Flash Shock Absorbing Lanyards. 3M determined that, for a limited number of devices, a potential manufacturing issue could result in the lanyard not performing properly in the event of a fall, which could result in severe injury or death. There have been no reports of injuries, accidents, or complaints associated with this issue.

At this time, users/owners of affected lanyards can choose to receive one of these benefits for each affected unit they own (*PLEASE NOTE: The Cash Option is not available once the replacement materials are available):

Free, new
replacement unit

(Click here for availability schedule.)

Cash Option*

*If applicable

(Cash benefit available for certain part numbers- click here for details.)


Click the links below to read the detailed recall notice, see updates to the recall notice, view a list of affected part numbers, and file a claim for any affected lanyards you own.

Click here to read the detailed Update and Solution for select 3M™ DBI-SALA® ShockWave™2 Arc Flash Shock Absorbing Lanyards released on October 12, 2022.
Click here to read the Original Stop Use and Recall notice relased on June 9, 2022.
Click here to see an updated list of affected part numbers.
Cliquez ici pour lire la version mise à jour de l'avis de rappel du 12 octobre 2022 en français.
Cliquez ici pour lire l'avis de rappel en français.

For Canadian Customers who need support in French : / Pour les clients canadiens qui ont besoin de soutien en français: Veuillez communiquer avec le Service à la clientèle de 3M pour obtenir de l’aide, des renseignements supplémentaires sur le rappel ou d’autres solutions, par téléphone au 1-833-998-2243 ou par courriel au 3mcafpserviceaction@MMM.com / otherwise please use the form for quick service.

  • 10/12/2022: A replacement solution is now available for part numbers 1244610, 1244611, 1244615, 1244632, 1244633, 1244634, 1244635, 1244638, and 1244639.