Recall: TriggerTech Crossbow triggers (Carbide Triggers)
On 2017-07-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding TriggerTech Crossbow triggers (Carbide Triggers) due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $120.
About 2,000 units are involved in this TriggerTech crossbow 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 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
Rollers on the triggers can crack causing the weapon to discharge without trigger activation, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves TriggerTech carbide triggers, including the Rem 700 Carbide Triggers, the AR15 Carbide Triggers, and the Excalibur, Mission, Killer Instinct, and Parker Crossbow Triggers. The various carbide triggers used in crossbows can be identified by the model number and corresponding serial number or date code. The serial number/date code can be found on the side of the Rem 700 and AR15 triggers, and on the bottom of the Killer Instinct, Excalibur, Mission, and Parker triggers. The recalled products all have carbide rollers.
|Carbide Trigger Identification|
|Model||Serial Number||Date Code|
|Rem 700||2088-2090, 6501-7500, 9226-9999, 10000, 12001-12003||BAR001-BAR189, BBR001-BBR005|
|AR15||N/A||ALC001-ALC020, ALS001-ALS017, BAFC001-BAFC007, BALC001-BALC004, BAC001-BAC092, BAS001-BAS034, BBLC001-BBLC019, BBLS001-BBLS003, BBC001-BBC107, BBS001-BBS013, BCS001-BCS002, BCLC001-BCLC001, BCC001-BCC008|
|Killer Instinct||2121-2160, 2202-2241, 2261-2321, 2326-2358, 2449-2499, 5224-5265, 5269-5270, 5290, 5301, 5307-5365, 5367-5561, 9131-9225||BCK001-BCK032, BEK001-BEK108|
|Excalibur||2448, 2500, 4113-4332, 4345-4448, 5077, 5088-5180||BAE001-BAE095, BCE001-BCE061, BDE001-BDE029, BFE001-BFE020, BGE001-BGE039|
|Mission||2086-2087, 2091-2120, 2161-2201, 2242-2260, 2322-2325, 2425-2447, 5181-5222||N/A|
These items were sold new+ at CanadaAmmo ,Wyvern Creations and other stores nationwide and online at www.triggertech.com from June 2015 to August 2016 for between $120 and$ 190.
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 triggers and contact the firm for a free replacement trigger with stainless steel rollers. TriggerTech will offer a full refund instead of the replacement trigger if the recalled item has been discontinued.
TriggerTech toll-free at 888-795-1485 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, online at www.triggertech.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
TriggerTech has received 16 reports of broken carbide rollers, one incident involving weapon discharge without trigger activation. No reports of 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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