The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 2,400
Importer: HatsanUSA Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Hazard: Air rifles can fire unexpectedly.
Description: Hatsan Striker air rifles shoot pellets and are available in black with a gray forearm grip and gray rear grip; camouflage with a black forearm grip and black rear grip; and brown hardwood with crosshatching cut into the forearm grip and rear grip. Serial numbers begin with 0511, 0811, 0911, 1011, 0112, 0212, 0312 or 0412 and are printed on the rifle’s barrel block on the left side.
Sold at: Dunham’s Sports, Sportsman’s Warehouse and other sporting goods stores and gun shops and online and through catalogs, including Airgun Depot, The Sportsman’s Guide and Pyramyd Air from November 2011 through July 2012 for $100 to $130.
Remedy: Make sure rifles are unloaded and contact HatsanUSA for a free replacement rifle.
Contact: Call 877-278-4448 or visit www.hatsanusa.com/striker-recall.