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Academy Sports + Outdoors Recalls Crossbow Cocking Ropes Due to Laceration Hazard

  • Academy Sports Crossbow Cocking Rope
Name of Product:
Game Winner® crossbow cocking ropes
Hazard:
The hooks attaching the cocking rope to the crossbow string can break and cause it to recoil, posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 02, 2013
Units:
About 6,300
Consumer Contact

Academy Sports + Outdoors; toll-free at (888) 922-2336, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT on Sunday, or online at www.academy.com and click on Help + Support and Product Recall Info for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Game Winner® cocking ropes with model number FSGWAR3018 and UPC 400214726596. The cocking ropes help users get a better grip on the crossbow string and aid in pulling it back. They have an approximately 50-inch long black nylon rope, two black plastic hooks and two t-handles. The model and UPC numbers are located on the instruction card that comes with the product.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cocking ropes and return them to Academy for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The company has received four reports of the hooks on the cocking ropes

Sold Exclusively At:
Academy stores nationwide and on the company's website www.academy.com between June 2012 and October 2012 for about $10.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
13-086
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