Easton, CPSC Issues Safety Recall For Axis Arrows

Easton Technical Products and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a recall on some Easton Axis arrows sold in the United States and Canada.

Easton photoApproximately 20,700 Easton Axis arrows sold in the United States and 1,800 sold in Canada are covered within this recall. No injuries have been reported thus far. According to the recall, the arrows “can break when fired and hit unintended targets, including the user and bystanders.”

This recall involves Easton Axis arrows in four different sizes and batch numbers, including size 300 with batch number 13169686, size 340 with batch number 13170143, size 400 with batch number 13170142 and size 500 with batch number 13169487. They were sold in srchery specialty stores and also in Academy Sports, Bass Pro, Cabela’s, Gander Mountain and Scheels stores nationwide from February 2013 through May 2013 for about $154 per dozen.

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

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Consumers may contact Easton to receive free replacement arrows.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is 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 your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Consumer contact: Easton Technical Products; toll-free at (888) 380-6234 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.eastonarchery.com and click on Axis Recall for more information or go to www.axisrecall.com.