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Canadian Recalls: Crosman Corporation recalls air pistols
Crosman Corporation recalls air pistols
September 19, 2013
September 19, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Source of recall:
Product Safety, Physical Hazard
Crosman Air Pistols
This recall involves Crosman semi-automatic style air pistols with Model C31, 9-C31BRM, or C21 with serial numbers 12J, 12K, 12L, 12M, 13A, 13B or 13C.
The air pistols use a carbon dioxide (C02) cartridge to propel steel BBs and are used for recreational shooting. The air pistols are black, and include Crosman’s name and partial address in the “Warning” information on the left side of the pistol.
The air pistols can explode at high temperatures, propelling the pistol’s broken plastic pieces into the air, and posing a risk of serious eye and other injuries to users.
Neither Health Canada nor Crosman Corp. has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these air pistols.
Approximately 422 of the recalled air pistols were sold at sporting goods stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from November 2012 to May 2013.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Taiwan.
WingGun Technology C. Ltd.
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the recalled air pistols immediately, remove the CO2 cartridge and contact Crosman for instructions to return the air pistols for a free replacement air pistol or a full refund.
For more information consumers can contact a Crosman Corporation Customer Service representative by telephone at 1-800-724-7486 or visit the firm’s website. For information in French, consumers can contact the Canadian representative, Gravel Agency by telephone at 1-866-662-4869.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.