Bushmaster X5, Broadhead Backpacker, Bullet Backpacker, Razor X5; Clearshot, Openshot, MegaSampson Hunting Tree Stand Harnesses; Summit Viper X5, Goliath X5, Full-Body Harnesses for Hunting Tree Stands

Código SIAR: 19791
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Full-Body-Safety-Harnesses-Recalled-for-Fall-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 08 jun, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Summit Treestands
Descripción del Defecto: Full-Body Safety Harnesses Recalled for Fall Hazard
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued June 8, 2006, Revised October 25, 2007
Release #06-183 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 353-0634
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Note: phone number change.
Full-Body Safety Harnesses Recalled for Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Safety Harnesses Sold with Hunting Tree Stands
Units: About 106,000
Distributor: Summit Treestands LLC, of Decatur, Ala.
Hazard: The harnesses could fail during use, resulting in consumers falling from tree stands and suffering serious injuries or death.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description and Models: The harnesses are tan or light brown and were sold as an accessory with the following tree stands or ladders: Viper X5, Goliath X5, Razor X5, Summit 180 o, Bushmaster X5, Broadhead Backpacker, Bullet Backpacker, Clearshot, Openshot, and MegaSampson. Only harnesses with "Manufactured in 2005," and "Made in China" printed on a label on the harness tether are included in this recall.
Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide from June 2005 through May 2006 for between $200 and $300 for the tree stand including the harness.
Manufactured In: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled harnesses and contact the firm for a free replacement harness.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Summit Treestands LLC at (800) 353-0634 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, or visit www.harnessrecall2005.com or www.summitstands.com