Note: This recall has been reannounced.

Hazard:
"The plastic portion of the step can break, posing a fall hazard to the user."
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
October 27, 2010
Units:
"About 40,000 (In January and May 2010 releases #10-101 with 16,000 products, and #10-236 with an additional 1,800 recalled steps, bringing the total to 17,800, included date codes 12/08 and 10/08, December 2008 and October 2008 respectively). All steps that include a ""08"" date code are being added to the recall, adding 22,000 units."

Recall Details

Description:
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Product is a plastic tree step that attaches to a tree via a nylon strap and a large metal buckle. It is used to climb a tree in order to hunt from an elevated position. Model numbers 105 and 155 both have a ""08"", which is stamped on the plastic portion of the step denoting the year of manufacture.

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Remedy:

Consumers should stop using the tree steps immediately. They should contact Primal Vantage for details on how to obtain a full refund. Consumers are asked not to return the product to retail stores as refunds can only be provided by Primal Vantage.

Incidents/Injuries:
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Primal Vantage has received six complaints of step breakage, including two reports of consumers being bruised and cut.

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Sold At:

The product was sold from April 2008 through November 2009 at various outdoor and sporting goods retailers nationwide as a 3-step package in model 105 or as a single step in model 155.

Manufacturer(s):
Primal Vantage Co., Inc., of Randolph, N.J.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-024