Recall: Ravin Crossbows Ravin Arrow Nocks
On 2017-12-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Ravin Crossbows Ravin Arrow Nocks due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2016 for about $8 to $2000.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Venatics and Ravin Crossbows. crossbow recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Hunting Equipment category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
If the nock is not fully engaged with the bowstring, the crossbow can fail to discharge when the trigger is pulled and can result in the bow discharging while re-nocking of the arrow, posing an injury hazard to users.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all white plastic molded clip-on nocks used in arrows for Ravin brand crossbows. The white arrow nocks were sold separately in a package of 12 and as original equipment with Ravin crossbows and Ravin arrows. The white nocks measure about 0.9 inches long.
Information on where these items sold new+: Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's, Dicks Sporting Goods stores and other stores nationwide from October 2016 through November 2017 for between $8 and $15 when sold separately from other equipment. The arrow nocks were also included as original equipment with Ravin crossbows sold for between $1,500 and $2,000 and Ravin arrows sold for between $75 and $110.
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 arrow nocks and contact Ravin« Crossbows for free replacement nocks.
Ravin Crossbows toll-free at 888-298-6335 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, email at email@example.com or online at www.ravincrossbows.com and click on Safety and Instructions for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 44 reports of the arrow nocks malfunctioning. There were 23 reports of finger injuries, including six serious injuries.
+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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