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Recall: Tree Stands For Hunters

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On 2012-10-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Tree Stands For Hunters due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2012 for about $39 to $120.

About 10,000 units are involved in this Rivers Edge / Ardisam tree stand recall. Instance(s) of severe 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 2012. Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls, involving about 2 million product units.

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Tree Stands For Hunters
Image of Recalled Big Foot (RE500) 105031
Image of Recalled Big Foot with Footrest (RE506)	 441040
Image of Recalled Big Foot XL with Fast Sticks (RE510) 503039
Image of Recalled Big Foot XL Lounger (RE511) 154939
Image of Recalled Big Foot XL (RE501)  278925
Image of Recalled Lite Foot (RE503) 835449
Image of Recalled Baby Big Foot (RE504) 674688
Image of Recalled Big Foot XL with Footrest (RE507)  739133
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Website: www.huntriversedge.com
Phone: (866) 527-9690

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What is the problem?

The snap-hook assemblies can fail, causing the tree stand and the user to fall to the ground.

Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled products are Rivers Edge Big Foot, Lite Foot and Baby Big Foot tree stands. The tree stands are used for bow and rifle hunting. They are made of metal with a dark gray finish and have black nylon straps with white stitching. The seats are camouflage and black and feature a yellow Rivers Edge logo on the top. The snap-hook assembly is used to attach the stand to trees or poles. Recalled models have the date "2012" on the round ID tag located on the crossbar beneath the seat and do not have an orange dot and an "X" stamped on the snap-hook. The following models are being recalled:

Model NameModel Number
Big FootRE500
Big Foot XLRE501
Lite FootRE503
Baby Big FootRE504
Big Foot with FootrestRE506
Big Foot XL with FootrestRE507
Big Foot XL with Fast SticksRE510
Big Foot XL LoungerRE511

Model numbers are located on a black sticker on the seat post just below the seat and on the product packaging.

These items were sold new+ at Blain's Farm and Fleet, Gander Mountain, Mills Fleet Farm, Orscheln - Farm & Home, Rogers Sporting Goods, Scheels All Sports and other sporting goods stores nationwide from May 1, 2012 to September 1, 2012 for between $39 and $120.

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 recalled tree stands and contact Rivers Edge Tree Stands Inc. to receive a free replacement snap-hook assembly.

Rivers Edge; toll-free at (866)527-9690 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or at www.riversedgesafetyrecall.com for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Rivers Edge has received three reports of incidents of snap-hook assemblies failing; one included minor injuries of bumps, bruises and soreness and one included a broken toe and lacerated hand.

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+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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