A weld in the treestand’s frame can break during use, posing a fall hazard.
Summit Treestands toll-free at 800-353-0634 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.summitstands.com and click on recalls for more information.
This recall involves Summit Treestands Explorer SD closed front climbing treestands used for hunting. The treestands have a metal frame, a suspended foam-padded seat in a camouflage pattern material and weighs about 20 pounds. The seat platform on the stand measures about 38 inches long by 22 inches wide and the foot platform on the stand measures 36 inches long by 20 inches wide. The recalled stand can be distinguished from other models by the size of the platform and by a bar that encircles the user and folds down flat for packing. The model also includes folding stirrups.
Consumers should immediately stop using the climbing treestands and contact Summit for instructions on returning the recalled product for a free replacement.
Sporting goods stores nationwide during August 2016 for about $360.
Summit Treestands LLC, of Decatur, Ala.
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.
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