|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 656-2606
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Ol' Man Treestands Recalled by TSR Inc.; Locking Pins Can Unexpectedly Fall Out, Posing a Fall Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Treestands
Units: About 9,000 treestands, and about 500 replacement pin sets sold separately.
Importer/Distributor: TSR Inc., of Jay, Fla.
Hazard: The locking pins in the treestands can come out unexpectedly, exposing consumers to possible injury due to a fall.
Incidents/Injuries: TSR has received five reports of pins coming out of the treestand, including four injuries from falls.
Description: The recall involves locking pins, which secure the cables that connect the treestand to a tree. The pins were sold with the 2006 Ol' Man Treestands, including the MV-MO (Multi-Vision), GMV-MO (Grand Multi-Vision), OMDX-MO (Original XX), GOMDX-MO (Grand XX), AMVP-MO (Multi Vision Pro), AGMVP-MO (Grand Multi-Vision Pro), AOMP-MO (Ol' Man Pro), and AGOMP-MO (Grand Ol' Man Pro). The recalled treestands are stamped on the underside of the teeth plates with "TSR 06" and one of the following date codes: 6018, 6019, 6020, 6021, 6022, 6027, 6028, 6029, 6030, 6032, 6033, 6034, 6035, 6036, 6037, or 6041. The recall also includes the 2006 Ol' Man Replacement Pin Sets, model PL. No other models or parts are included in this recall.
Sold at: Various hunting supply stores from August 2006 through January 2007. The treestands sold for between $100 and $400, and the replacement pin sets sold for between $10 and $14.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled treestands and pins immediately and contact TSR for free replacement pins.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call TSR at 888-656-2606 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, visit the company's Web site at www.olmanoutdoors.com, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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