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Crosman Recalls Air Pistols Due to Explosion Hazard

  • Recalled Crosman C21 model air pistol
  • Recalled Crosman C31 and 9-C31BRM model air pistols
Name of Product:
Air pistols
Hazard:
The air pistols can explode at high temperatures, propelling the pistol's broken plastic pieces into the air, and posing a risk of serious eye and other injuries to users.
Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Recall Date:
September 06, 2013
Units:
About 16,000
Consumer Contact

Crosman Corp. toll-free at (866) 583-7340 anytime, or online at www.crosman.com and click on Important Safety Notice at the top of the web page.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Crosman semi-automatic style air pistols with model numbers C21, C31 and 9-C31BRM with serial numbers beginning with 12J, 12K, 12L, 12M, 13A, 13B or 13C. The model and serial numbers are located on side of the air pistol. The air pistols use a CO2 cartridge to propel plastic BBs and are used for recreational shooting. The air pistols are black, measure 8 ? inches long and weigh 1 ? lbs. Crosman's name and partial address are printed in the "Warning" information on the left side of each pistol.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled air pistols, remove the CO2 cartridge and contact Crosman for instructions to return the air pistols to Crosman for a free replacement air gun or a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Sporting goods stores, mass merchandisers and other stores nationwide from November 2012 through June 2013 for between $45 and $60.

Importer:

Crosman Corp., of Bloomfield, N.Y.

Importer

Crosman Corp., of Bloomfield, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Recall number:
13-277
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