Just because the swivel is "rated" for 30kN or 6,750lbf doesn't mean the cheap looking carabiners they come with are safe for life supporting activities such as climbing or aerial silks. A carabiner safe for climbing should be rated for 20kn or more and certified at least by CE with an EN number and ideally UIAA rated because they have a higher standard. There have been reports of actual fraudulent products made to look like the legit ones!!! This is a risk if you buy life supporting gear from Amazon, Ebay, AliExpress, Walmart and especially Wish. You can generate more than 10x more force than you weigh if the gear has to catch your falling body, PLUS you want a safety ratio meaning you want the gear at least 3x stronger than the most force you will put on it.
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