The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on the Beman Bone Collector series of arrows. It is deemed unsafe and dangerous to use these arrows as they can break when being launched from the bow and impact bystanders and unintended targets. The Bowhunting.com staff reminds you to be safe and if you are in possession of the arrows, contact Beman and return them directly for a set of free replacement arrows.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 -- 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: Beman Bone Collector Arrows
Units: About 11,300
Manufacturer: Beman, of Salt Lake City, Utah
Hazard: The recalled arrows can break when launched and hit unintended targets, posing a puncture hazard to the user and bystanders.
Incidents/Injuries: Beman received an incident report involving two arrows. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Beman Bone Collector Arrow sizes 340 and 400 with lot numbers 107545100, 107747900 and 107545200. "Beman," "Bone Collector," "340" or "400" and the lot number are printed on the arrows. The arrows are black with green designs and are made of carbon composite material. The arrows were sold without tips.
Sold at: Sporting goods stores nationwide between August 2010 and September 2010 for about $70 per half dozen.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled arrows and contact Beman to return the recalled arrows in exchange for free replacement arrows.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Beman toll-free at (888) 380-6234 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.beman.com/recall.
Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11039.html
CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 380-6234
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission