Easton Axis Arrows

Starting date:
June 19, 2013
Posting date:
June 19, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-34241

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Easton Technical Products.

Affected products

Easton Axis Arrows

Product description

This recall involves Easton Axis arrows in the following four different sizes and batch numbers:

Easton Axis Arrows affected by this recall
Size Batch Number
300 13169686
340 13170143
400 13170142
500 13169487

The carbon composite arrows are used for hunting and target archery. They are black with green and gray-coloured graphics. Axis, Focused Energy, Easton, the size number and the batch number are printed on the arrows.

Hazard identified

The arrows may have a discontinuity (also called a wrinkle or blemish) located on one side of the shaft approximately 10.5 inches from the point end. There is a possibility that the discontinuity could compromise the strength of the arrow.

There have been no incidents or injuries reported in Canada or the United States.

Number sold

Approximately, 1800 were sold across Canada and 20,700 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold between February 21, 2013 and May 10, 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Easton Technical Products
Salt Lake City
Utah
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled arrows immediately and contact Easton Technical Products to receive free replacement arrows.

The company may be contacted Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST at the toll-free number, 1-888-380-6234. Information is also available on their website and through www.axisrecall.com.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.