Recall: Crush Series: Perch, Stoop And Ledge Treestands For Hunters
On 2012-10-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Crush Series: Perch, Stoop And Ledge Treestands For Hunters due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2012 for about $70 to $100.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Summit treestand recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Hunting Equipment category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The tree stand's hanging strap assembly could dislodge from the tree stand or fail to restrain or hold properly on the tree, posing a fall hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled hunters' tree stands have the following names and item numbers: Crush Series Perch, number 82069; Crush Series Stoop, number 82070; and Crush Series Ledge number 82071. The tree stands include the main stand platform and seat with a green cinch strap and a tan tree stand hanging strap assembly, which consists of one nylon strap with a hook and an adjustment portion with a metal buckle and a matching nylon tab and a hook. This hanging strap assembly has the recalled item numbers printed on the safety label attached near the buckle.
These items were sold new+ at Hunting stores and in catalogs such as Bass Pro Shops and others nationwide from July 2012 through August 2012 for between $70 to $100. UPDATE 10/25/2012: The retailers involved were changed.
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 tree stands and contact Summit Treestands to receive a free replacement hanging strap assembly.
Summit Treestands, LLC, toll free at (855)375-9808, anytime or website www.summitstands.com click on the Recall icon for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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