Beman Recalls Bowhunting Arrows; Arrows Can Break and Hit Unintended Targets

The recalled arrows can break when launched and hit unintended targets.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 16, 2010
Release #11-039
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 380-6234
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Beman Recalls Bowhunting Arrows; Arrows Can Break and Hit Unintended Targets

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Beman Bone Collector Arrows

Units: About 11,300

Manufacturer: Beman, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Hazard: The recalled arrows can break when launched and hit unintended targets, posing a puncture hazard to the user and bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: Beman received an incident report involving two arrows. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Beman Bone Collector Arrow sizes 340 and 400 with lot numbers 107545100, 107747900 and 107545200. "Beman," "Bone Collector," "340" or "400" and the lot number are printed on the arrows. The arrows are black with green designs and are made of carbon composite material. The arrows were sold without tips.

Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide between August 2010 and September 2010 for about $70 per half dozen.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled arrows and contact Beman to return the recalled arrows in exchange for free replacement arrows.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Beman toll-free at (888) 380-6234 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.beman.com/recall

Recalled bowhunting arrow

Beman Bone Collector Arrow

PhotoBatch Number
(printed on arrow)
Size
Recalled bowhunting arrow batch number detail 107545100 400
107747900 400
 
Recalled bowhunting arrow batch number detail 107545200 340