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01/24/2014
>> W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. issued a product safety alert in response to isolated incidents of seam-tape separation observed in turnout gear in North America-using both Gore and non-Gore moisture barriers-that has been stored in its original packaging for three or more years before being issued and worn. Gore's alert identifies the affected GORE® products and a course of action for proper product remediation. No seam tape separation was observed for turnout gear using GORE® moisture barriers that had been removed from its packaging before being stored. Gore investigated the issue and posted its findings at www.GoreProtectiveFabrics.com/FirefighterProductSafetyAlert. >>...

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