Big Game at 800-268-5077 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.biggametreestands.com and click on Recall Notice for more information. Consumers can also write to the firm at Big Game P.O. Box 382, Windom, MN 56101.
This recall involves three model year 2014 Big Game climbing tree stands models: CL050 (The Outlook) with batch number 9B-0414, CL100-A (The Cobalt) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514, and CL500-AP (The Fusion) with batch numbers 9B-0214 and 9B-0514. These climbing tree stands are used to hunt from an elevated position and were sold with an accessory bag. The black metal tree stands include the main stand platform with a nylon hanging strap assembly. The Outlook has a nylon netted seat without a backrest. The Cobalt and The Fusion have a camouflage-print, padded seat with the Big Game logo at the front of the backrest. The batch number starts with BN and can be found on a small tag located on the frame below the seat.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tree stands and return them for free replacement cables.
Big Game has received one report of the cable assembly releasing which resulted in injuries to the knee, wrist and hip.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.