Rivers Edge Big Foot and Lite Foot Series hunting tree stands

Código SIAR: 20407
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2004/CPSC-Rivers-EdgeArdisam-Inc-Announce-Recall-of-Tree-Stands-
Fecha de Publicación: 06 jul, 2004
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: Rivers Edge; Ardisam
Descripción del Defecto: July 6, 2004Release # 04-173 Firm's Hotline: (800) 204-7435 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: A lawsuit by CPSC has been filed in relation to this recall CPSC, Rivers Edge/Ardisam, Inc. Announce Recall of Tree Stands WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. 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: Big Foot Series and Lite Foot Series hunting tree stands Units: About 78,000Manufacturer: Rivers Edge/Ardisam, Inc., of Cumberland, Wis.Hazard: If the strap mounting bracket loosens or rotates, the strap hook can release, causing the tree stand to detach from the tree. If this occurs, the consumer could fall to the ground.Incidents/Injuries: Rivers Edge/Ardisam, Inc. has received three reports of consumers falling when their stands detached. Two of these consumers reportedly suffered serious injuries, including broken bones.Description: The recalled Big Foot and Lite Foot Series hunting tree stands are "hang-on" stands that can be identified by a yellow warning label affixed to the stand that reads: "Rivers Edge Hunting Products." These tree stands have dual post seat uprights and a gold-colored strap hook bracket. Only these model tree stands with the gold-colored bracket are included in this recall. Sold in: Hunting stores and catalogs nationwide beginning in January 1998 for between $60 and $120. The tree stands were manufactured from January 1998 though July 2001. Manufactured in: U.S.A.Remedy: Consumers should contact Rivers Edge/Ardisam, Inc. to receive free replacement hardware for self-installation. Consumer Contact: Call Rivers Edge/Ardisam, Inc. at (800) 204-7435 or visit their Web site at www.ardisam.co