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Shocker Paintball Recalls Paintball Markers Due to Risk of Injury

  • Shocker RSX
  • Private Label HK Army Shocker RSX markers
  • Recalled blue main chamber with model number SHK104
Name of Product:
Shocker RSX paintball markers/guns
Hazard:

The chamber part assembly can unexpectedly eject from the rear of the marker, posing a risk of impact injury to the user.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 10, 2016
Units:
About 5,200
Consumer Contact

Shocker Paintball toll-free at 866-253-2338 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http.Recall.ShockerPaintball.com. Consumers can also visit the firm's website at www.shockerpaintball.com and click on "Important Recall" link directly below the menu bar for more information.

Recall Details

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled marker and properly dispose of the blue chamber. Consumers can contact Shocker Paintball for a free replacement high-flow chamber or an authorized dealer to have the free replacement high-flow chamber installed at no charge.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received eight reports of main chamber failures. In all cases the chamber assembly was ejected out the rear of the gun with force. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

 

Paintball dealers and distributors nationwide and online at ShockerPaintball.com from May 2015 to August 2016 for between $800 and $1,000.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Importer(s):

Shocker Paintball, of Loyalhanna, Pa.

Distributor(s):

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Shocker Paintball, of Loyalhanna, Pa.

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Recall number:
16-243
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product 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 deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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