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Excalibur Recalls Crossbows

  • Excalibur Matrix Mega 405 crossbow
Name of Product:
Excalibur Matrix Mega 405 Crossbows
Hazard:
The crossbow can fire an arrow without the trigger being pulled, posing an injury hazard to the user and to bystanders.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
April 22, 2014
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact

Excalibur Crossbow at (800) 463-1817 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.excaliburcrossbow.org and click on "Important Safety Notice for Matrix 405 Owners" for more information.

 

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Excalibur Matrix Mega 405 crossbows. Matrix 405 is printed on a label on the left side of the stock. The crossbow was sold in a mossy oak treestand camouflage pattern. The crossbow measures about 36 inches long and was sold individually or as part of a package with a black scope, four-arrow quiver and bracket, four arrows, four 150-grain field points and a rope-cocking aid. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbows and return them to the place of purchase to return to Excalibur for a free inspection and repair, or contact Excalibur for instructions on shipping the product directly to Excalibur for a free repair.  Excalibur will pay for shipping.

Incidents/Injuries:

Excalibur has received one report of the crossbow firing unexpectedly. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Sporting goods stores nationwide including A-1 Archery, Black Sheep Sporting Goods, Cabelas, H & H Archery Supply, Horizontal Archery, Jay's Sporting Goods, Kinsey's Archery Products, Mike's Archery, Pape's, Sportsman's Supply and Woody's Sporting Goods from February 2014 through March 2014 for about $1,000 for the crossbow and $1,400 when sold as a package with the crossbow, arrows, a scope and other equipment.
Importer:

Excalibur Crossbow Inc., of Canada

Manufacturer

Excalibur Crossbow Inc., of Canada

Manufactured In:
Canada
Recall number:
14-154
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