Recall: Crosman Rope Cocking Devices For Centerpoint Sniper 370 Crossbows
On 2016-07-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Crosman Rope Cocking Devices For Centerpoint Sniper 370 Crossbows due to a potential injury, hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $350.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Crosman of Bloomfield crossbow recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Hunting Equipment category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Tabs on the hooks attaching the rope cocking device to the crossbow string can bind as the device is pulled back, causing the hooks to break and the rope to recoil, posing a risk of injury, including laceration.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves rope cocking devices shipped by Crosman Corporation with Centerpoint Sniper 370 crossbows with serial numbers beginning with "015." The serial number is printed on the right side of the crossbow above the trigger. The Centerpoint Sniper 370 crossbow has a camouflaged stock and measures 36.5 inches long. The rope cocking device is a rope with a black plastic "T" shaped handle at each end. A pair of black plastic tabbed hooks are connected to the rope. The rope cocking device measures 45 inches from handle to handle. The words "CENTERPOINT" and "SNIPER 370" are printed on the crossbow's frame.
These items were sold new+ at Academy, Cabela's and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Crosman.com and Sportsmansguide.com from December 2015 through June 2016 for about $350.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rope cocking device and contact Crosman to receive instructions on returning it for a replacement rope cocking device without tabs. Crosman has contacted all known purchasers.
Crosman Corporation toll-free at 866-583-7340 any time or online at www.crosman.com and click on "Safety Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Crosman has received three reports of broken hooks on the rope cocking device, including one report of a facial laceration.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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