Recall date: April 22, 2014
Recall number: 14-154

Recall Summary

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
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 Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 1,000
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. 

Incidents/Injuries:

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

 
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.

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