Name of product:
Crossbows
Hazard:

The crossbow can fire unexpectedly when the safety is engaged, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
December 20, 2016
Recall number:
17-058
Consumer Contact:

Carbon Express at 800-211-5982 from 8 a.m. to 5p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.carbonexpresscrossbow.com and click on Resource/Blade Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves two Carbon Express Blade crossbows in black (model 20292) or camouflage (model 20240). Both crossbows have “Blade” printed on the sides of the bow. The bows have a half aluminum rail and a die cast riser. All models have a black pistol grip with a black butt stock and weigh about 6.5 pounds. The crossbows shoot 320fps and have a 13 inch power stroke. The model number is printed on a metallic sticker on the bottom left limb of the crossbow.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crossbow, and return them to Carbon Express to receive a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a crossbow firing unexpectedly, resulting in a thumb laceration.

Sold At:

Bass Pro, Ellett Brothers and other hunting and sporting goods stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Carbonexpresscrossbows.com from July 2016 through October 2016 for between $250 and $300.

Importer(s):

Eastman Outdoors Inc., dba Carbon Express of Flushing, Mich.

Distributor(s):

Eastman Outdoors Inc., dba Carbon Express, of Flushing, Mich.

Manufactured In:
Taiwan
Units:
About 3,800
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.