HatsanUSA Recalls Striker Air Rifles Due to Injury Hazard; Rifle Can Fire Unexpectedly

Recall date: October 24, 2012
Recall number: 13-019
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  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Black showing location of rear grip and forearm grip

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    Recalled Striker air rifle - Black showing location of rear grip and forearm grip

  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Camouflage

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    Recalled Striker air rifle - Camouflage

  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Brown Hardwood

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    Recalled Striker air rifle - Brown Hardwood

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Hatsan Striker air rifles

Hazard:

The air rifles can fire unexpectedly when closing the action during the cocking process.

Consumer Contact:

HatsanUSA, Inc.; toll-free at (877) 278-4448 anytime, or at www.hatsanusa.com/striker-recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2,400

Description

This recall involves Hatsan Striker air rifles that shoot pellets. The air rifles are available in three styles: black with a gray forearm grip and gray rear grip; camouflage with a black forearm grip and black rear grip; and, brown hardwood with crosshatching cut into the forearm grip and rear grip. They measure 43 inches in length. The air rifles have a black scope and a front sight and a rear sight. “Striker” is printed on the top of the gun’s barrel behind the rear sight. Serial numbers of recalled rifles begin with one of the following sets of numbers: 0511, 0811, 0911, 1011, 0112, 0212, 0312, or 0412. The serial numbers are printed on the air rifle’s barrel block on the left side just in front of the rear sight.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of an air rifle that unexpectedly discharged while a consumer closed the action during the cocking process. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled air rifles immediately, make sure they are unloaded and contact HatsanUSA for a free replacement air rifle.

Sold at

Dunham’s Sports, Sportsman’s Warehouse and other sporting goods stores and gun shops nationwide and online and catalog sales including Airgun Depot, The Sportsman’s Guide and Pyramyd Air from November 2011 through July 2012 for between $100 and $130.

Importer

HatsanUSA Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Manufacturer

Hatsan Arms Company, of Turkey

Manufactured in

Turkey

  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Black showing location of rear grip and forearm grip

  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Camouflage

  • Recalled Striker air rifle - Brown Hardwood