TriggerTech recalls REM 700 Carbide Triggers, AR15 Carbide Triggers, and Excalibur, Mission, Killer Instinct and Parker Crossbow Carbide Triggers

Starting date:
July 12, 2017
Posting date:
July 12, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Sports/Fitness
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63914

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and TriggerTech

Affected products

REM 700 Carbide Triggers, AR15 Carbide Triggers, and Excalibur, Mission, Killer Instinct and Parker Crossbow Carbide Triggers

Product description

This recall involves various carbide triggers used in guns and crossbows and can be identified by the model number and corresponding serial number or date code.  The serial number/date code can be found on the side of the Rem 700 triggers, and on the bottom of the AR15, Killer Instinct, Excalibur, Mission, and Parker triggers. Detailed instructions can be found on TriggerTech's website.

Carbide Trigger Identification
Model Serial Number Date Code
Rem 700 2088-2090, 6501-7500, 9226-9999, 10000, 12001-12003 BAR001-BAR189, BBR001-BBR005
AR15 N/A ALC001-ALC020, ALS001-ALS017, BAFC001-BAFC007, BALC001-BALC004, BAC001-BAC092, BAS001-BAS034, BBLC001-BBLC019, BBLS001-BBLS003, BBC001-BBC107, BBS001-BBS013, BCS001-BCS002, BCLC001, BCC001-BCC008
Killer Instinct 2121-2160, 2202-2241, 2261-2321, 2326-2358, 2449-2499, 5224-5265, 5269-5270, 5290, 5301, 5307-5365, 5367-5561, 9131-9225 BCK001-BCK032, BEK001-BEK108
Excalibur 2448, 2500, 4113-4332, 4345-4448, 5077, 5088-5180 BAE001-BAE095, BCE001-BCE061, BDE001-BDE029, BFE001-BFE020, BGE001-BGE039
Mission 2086-2087, 2091-2120, 2161-2201, 2242-2260, 2322-2325, 2425-2447, 5181-5222 N/A
Parker 2359-2424 N/A

 

Hazard identified

Certain carbide trigger rollers can crack. Subsequent extended use of the trigger may cause accelerated, unusual wear and the weapon may discharge without trigger activation, if the weapon’s safety is off.

As of July 5, 2017 the company has received no reports of injuries in Canada or the United States. The company has received 16 reports of broken carbide rollers, 1 incident involving weapon discharge without trigger activation.

Number sold

Approximately 1800 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 1900 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected triggers were sold by TriggerTech from June 2015 to August 2016 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Manufacturer
TriggerTech
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Carbide Triggers and contact TriggerTech for a free replacement trigger with a stainless-steel roller or a refund for a discontinued product.

For more information, consumers may contact TriggerTech at 1-888-795-1485 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST or online.

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

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.