On 2016-12-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Crossbows due to a potential Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2016 for about $800 to $1600.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Barnett Outdoors crossbows 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 4th 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?
The sensor that senses whether an arrow is properly loaded can malfunction, which can cause the crossbow to fire unexpectedly, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves six models of Barnett crossbows that can be identified by their model numbers printed on the limbs of the riser and dome label on the bow. The following crossbows are included in the recall:
|Name of Product||Model|
|Barnett Ghost 415 Monochrome||78044|
|Barnett Ghost 415 Mossy Oak||78059|
|Barnett Razr Ice||78212|
These items were sold new+ at Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, Dicks Sporting Goods and other retailers and dealers nationwide from April 2016 through November 2016 for between $800 and $1,600.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows and contact the firm for a free replacement trigger with a nock sensor.
Barnett Outdoors at 800-237-4507 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET or online at www.barnettcrossbows.comand click on "Crossbow Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Barnett has received three reports of the crossbow firing unexpectedly, resulting in one report of a hand 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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